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William S. Broomfield Edit Profile

Congressman

William S. Broomfield, American congressman. Member Michigan House of Representatives, 1948-1954, Michigan Senate, 1954-1956. Member American Legion, Oakland County Chamber of C. (life). Club: Capitol Hill (president 1970-1974). Lodges: Masons, Odd Fellows, Optimists, Lions, Shriners.

Background

Broomfield, William S. was born on April 28, 1922 in Birmingham, Michigan, United States. Son of South Carolina. and Fern (Taylor) Broomfield.

Education

Student, Michigan State University.

Career

Member Michigan House of Representatives, 1948, 50, 52, Michigan State Senate, 1954, 85th to 102nd congresses from 19th District Michigan, Washington, 1957—1993. Congressional adviser to the United States delegation to Geneva Disarmament Conference, 1970, 71, 73. Vice chairman committee foreign affairs.

Member small business committee. Member select committee to investigate the Iran/Contra Arms Sales. Member commission on the Ukrainian Famine.

Appointed by president United States Ambassador United Nations 22d General Assembly, 1967, congressional advisor National Bipartisan Commission on Center American, 1983, member communications on security and economic assistance, 1983, congressional advisor United States Delegation 2d Special Session United States General Assembly on Disarmament, 1982, Counicl Ministers Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, 1979. Presl. commission member organization government on the conduct foreign policy, 1975. Congressional advisor United States delegation 2d International Conference Assistance to refugees in Africa., 1985.

Delegate Strategic Arms Limitations Talks, 1977-1980, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1955, 60, 73-80, 82, 85—, alternate delegate, 1984, United Nations Law Sea Advisory Committee, 1976-1977, 78-82, Interparliamentary Union Conference, 1980-1982, United States Conference on Science and Technology for Development, 1979, United Nations Pleding Session on Cambodian Relief, 1979, United States National Commission for the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 1961-1962. Member Canada-United States Interparliamentary Conference, 1961-1964, 67-70, 72, 78-80, 83-84, 86—, Mexico-United States Interparliamentary Conference, 1973-1974, Korea—United States Interparliamentary Group. 1967-1974, United Kingdom-United States Interparliamentary Conference, 1962.

Membership

Member Michigan House of Representatives, 1948-1954, Michigan Senate, 1954-1956. Member American Legion, Oakland County Chamber of C. (life). Club: Capitol Hill (president 1970-1974).

Lodges: Masons, Odd Fellows, Optimists, Lions, Shriners.

Connections

Married Jane Thompson, 1951. Children: Susan, Nancy, Barbara.

father:
South Carolina. Broomfield

mother:
Fern (Taylor) Broomfield

spouse:
Jane Thompson

child:
Barbara Broomfield

child:
Nancy Broomfield

child:
Susan Broomfield