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David McCann Sweeney

David McCann Sweeney, American former congressman.

Background

  • Sweeney, David McCann was born on September 15, 1955 in Wharton, Texas, United States. Son of Daniel (Dan) Webster and Billy Kathryn (Sandlin) Sweeney.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English, University Texas, 1978. Postgraduate, University Texas, 1981.

    Career

    • Staff assistant Senator John Tower, United States Senate, Washington, 1977-1978, Governor John B. Connally, Texas, 1979-1980. Director administrative operations Executive Office of President, The White House, Washington, 1981-1983. Member 99th-100th Congress from 14th District Texas, 1985-1989.

      Member House Merchant Marine and Fisheries committee 100th Congress from 14th District Texas, 1987—1989, member House Armed Services committee, 1985, member defense policy panel, 1985. Member Grand Old Party Study Committee.

    Works

    • Member Texas Law Review, 1980-1981.

    Politics

    When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    God created humans to be able to innovate and evaluate new forms of living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

    Views

    Small groups inside the Methodist Church should be developed. Thus all members of “societies” could receive support and be challenged in their faith.

    Connections

    • Married Catherine Hellmann, June 5, 1982. 1 child, Walter.
    • father: Daniel (Dan) Webster Sweeney
    • mother: Billy Kathryn (Sandlin) Sweeney
    • spouse: Catherine Hellmann
    • child: Walter Sweeney
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    Born September 15, 1955
    (age 61)
    • 1978
      University Texas
    • 1981
      University Texas
    • 1977 - 1978
      Staff assistant, Senator John Tower
      Washington, United States
    • 1979 - 1980
      Staff assistant, Senator John Tower
      Texas, United States
    • 1981 - 1983
      director, administrative operations Executive Office of President
      Washington, United States
    • 1985 - 1989
      member, 99th-100th Congress from 14th District Texas
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