Coble is guest of Elon Law Republicans, March 20

Congressman Howard Coble (R-N.C.) will discuss his public service and position on a variety of issues during a program at 3 p.m., Thursday, March 20 in room 207 at the law school. The event is hosted by Elon Law Republicans. Details...

Congressman Howard Coble, who has represented the 6th District in Washington since 1984, will be the guest of Elon Law Republicans during a program at 3 p.m., Thursday, March 20 in room 207 at the law school. Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend, and Coble will also join the law school community for afternoon tea at 4 p.m., in Cemala Commons, immediately following his presentation.

“We are honored to have Congressman Coble visit with us and hear his encouraging platform of leadership and security,” said Barron Thompson, Elon Law Republicans president. “His service and years of experience are an incredible asset not only to the district, but to North Carolina and the United States as a whole. We look forward to hearing Congressman Coble’s message and working with him this election year.”

A native of Greensboro, Coble earned a bachelor’s degree from Guilford College and a law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He served as assistant county attorney for Guilford County and assistant U.S. attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina before serving as secretary of the N.C. Department of Revenue from 1973 to 1977.

Coble served in the N.C. House of Representatives in 1969 and again from 1979 to 1984, when he was elected to the U.S. House. He serves on the Judiciary and Transportation and Infrastructure committees, and is a ranking member of the Courts and Intellectual Property subcommittee.

Coble served 5 years of active duty in the U.S. Coast Guard and was in the Coast Guard Reserves for 18 years. He is a member of the Greensboro Bar Association, the N.C. Bar Association and the N.C. State Bar, and serves on the Guilford College Board of Visitors.