Norman D'Amours

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Norman Edward D'Amours
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Hampshire's 1st district
In office
January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1985
Preceded by Louis C. Wyman
Succeeded by Robert C. Smith
Personal details
Born (1937-10-14) October 14, 1937 (age 76)
Holyoke, Massachusetts
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Assumption College; Boston University School of Law

Norman Edward D'Amours (born October 14, 1937) was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from New Hampshire from 1975 to 1985, where he was an active participant on issues related to banking and finance. Mr. D'Amours remains active in New Hampshire and national politics. He is a partner in Dierman, Wortley, Zola & Associates in Washington, DC. He is a graduate of Assumption College and the Boston University School of Law. Instead of running for a 6th term in the House of Representatives, he ran for the United States Senate in 1984 against Republican incumbent Gordon J. Humphrey and lost with 41%.

After his retirement from Congress, President Bill Clinton appointed him as the chairman of the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) and he was subsequently unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate. For seven years as chairman of NCUA, he managed this federal government agency with oversight over eleven thousand institutions managing $400 billion in assets.

D'Amours had also served as assistant attorney general for the state of New Hampshire from 1966 to 1969, and as city prosecutor of Manchester, New Hampshire from 1970 to 1972. Prior to his government service, D'Amours was a practicing attorney in New Hampshire.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Louis C. Wyman
U.S. Representative for the 1st District of New Hampshire
January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1985
Succeeded by
Robert C. Smith