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Former Congressman Fred Heineman passes…….

From The Daily Reflector:

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Frederick Heineman, a law enforcement veteran who served as Raleigh’s police chief for 15 years before being elected to Congress, has died. He was 80.

Raleigh police spokesman Jim Sughrue announced Heineman’s death in a news release Sunday morning. Heineman’s congressional biography says he is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who served on the New York City police force for a quarter-century before becoming police chief in 1979.

Heineman retired as chief in 1994 to run for the 4th District House seat. The Republican won, squeaking past four-term Democratic Rep. David Price by a mere 1,215 votes. However, Price ultimately won back his seat in the well-educated, Democratic-leaning district in 1996.

RIP.

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March 21, 2010 - Posted by | Breaking News, Government, Media, Men, Other Things, PoliticalDogs SE posts, Politics, Updates | , ,

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