Coats, Daniel R., 1943-

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Birth 1943-05-16
English

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Politician, lawyer; born Daniel Ray Coats in Jackson, Michigan, May 16, 1943; graduated from Wheaton College (Ill.), 1965; graduated from Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, 1971; admitted to Indiana bar, 1972; served as Dan Quayle's district representative in Indiana, 1977-1980; represented Indiana as a Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives for 4 terms, 1981-1988; appointed to fill Quayle's vacated Indiana U.S. Senate seat beginning in 1989 and served until 1999; in the Senate, served on the Armed Services Committee, Select Committee for Intelligence and the Labor and Human Resources Committee; joined with Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-CT) in advocating defense reform and transformation initiatives; main legislative agenda was The Project for American Renewal, released as a book, Mending Fences: Renewing Justice between Government and Civil Society, 1998; became special counsel at Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, McPherson and Hand in Washington, D.C., 1999; then appointed ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany by Pres. George W. Bush, 2001.

From the description of Papers, 1980-2005. (Wheaton College - Buswell Library). WorldCat record id: 54068072

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Subjects:

  • Television advertising
  • Legislators--Archives
  • Social justice
  • Civil society
  • Advertising, political

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  • Indiana (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)