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David R. Obey
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Sex:M
Age:72
Birth Date:October 3, 1938
Astrology Sign:Libra
Chinese Sign:Tiger - Yang
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Occupation:US Politician

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DAVID R. OBEY
David R. Obey

Biography:David R. Obey (pronounced Obie) (born October 3, 1938) is an American politician. He has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1969, representing the Seventh Congressional District of Wisconsin (map).

Obey was born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma and grew up in Wausau, Wisconsin, where he graduated from Wausau East High School. He received his Bachelors degree from the University of Wisconsin.

Obey was elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1963 and served there until 1969, when he was elected to the House to replace Melvin R. Laird, who was appointed Secretary of Defense under President Richard Nixon. Obey, only thirty years old at the time of his election, became the youngest member of Congress upon taking his seat. He is now the third-longest serving Democrat in the House, after John Dingell and John Conyers.

In Congress, Obey chaired the commission to write the House's Code of Ethics. Among the reforms he instituted was one requiring members of the House to disclose their personal financial dealings so that the public is made aware of any potential conflicts of interests. Obey is currently the ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee.

In addition to serving in Congress, Obey is an avid musician and has played harmonica on three bluegrass albums recorded with his band, the Capitol Offenses.

Preceded by: Mel Laird United States Representative for the 7th Congressional District of Wisconsin 1969- Succeeded by: Incumbent


Chinese Horoscope for David R. Obey
Includes characteristics and Vices
David R. Obey's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: January 31, 1938 - February 18, 1939
Birthday: October 3, 1938

The Tiger is a Yang,
and is the Third sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Characteristics:    
Fervor
Bravery
Magnetism
Good Luck
Benevolence
Authority
Vices:
Impetuosity
Hotheadedness
Disobedience
Swagger
Intemperance
Itinerancy


Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

David R. Obey's Personality Tarot Card The Chariot - Personality Card

Birthday: October 3, 1938

A struggle or conflict, yet strong potential for triumph over adversity.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

David R. Obey's Growth Tarot Card The Tower

Birthday: October 3, 2010

Rigid or imprisioning structures need to be torn down and replaced with the new.

 

 

 

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