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Tony Coelho

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Tony COELHO, American politician. and Majority Whip-at-Large, 96th-99th Congresses from 15th California District.

Background

Coelho, Tony was born on June 15, 1942 in Los Banos, California, United States. Son of Otto and Alice (Branco) Coelho.

Education

Bachelor, Loyola University, Los Angeles, 1964.

Career

Agriculture assistant to Republican B.F. Sisk, 1965-1970, administrative assistant, 1970-1978. Member 96th-101st Congresses from 15th California District, 1979-1989. Chairman Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, 1981-1987.

Majority whip 100th, 101st Congress, 1987-1989. Resigned, 1989; managing director Wertheim Schroder & Company, Inc. President, Chief Executive Officer Wertheim Schroder Investment Services, Inc., 1989-1995.

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Coelho Associates, LLC, 1996-1998. Chairman, president's communications on employment of people with disabilities Department of Labor, since 1994. Board directors ITT Education Technology, Service Corps.

International, Tanknology Environmental Inc., Kistler Aerospace, Kaleidoscope, Inc. Board directors International Coach Federation Kaiser International, Inc., chairman board directors. Chairman International Thoroughbred Breeders, Inc., Cyberonics, Inc.

Ambassador United States Pavillion-Expo, Lisbon, Portugal, 1998. Chairman United States Census Board, since 1998. Vice chair disability task force The White House, Washington, since 1998.

Member advisory board Fleishman Hillard International. Member National Council for Political Management George Washington University.

Membership

And Majority Whip-at-Large, 96th-99th Congresses from 15th California District.

Connections

Married Phyllis Butler, June 10, 1967. Children: Nicole, Kristin.

father:
Otto Coelho

mother:
Alice (Branco) Coelho

spouse:
Phyllis Butler

children:
Nicole Coelho

Kristin Coelho