Ronald D. Coleman

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Ronald D. Coleman
Ronald Coleman.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Texas's 16th district
In office
January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1997
Preceded by Richard C. White
Succeeded by Silvestre Reyes
Personal details
Born Ronald D'Emory Coleman
(1941-11-29) November 29, 1941 (age 73)
El Paso, Texas
Political party Democratic

Ronald D'Emory Coleman (born November 29, 1941) is an American politician and a former member of the United States House of Representatives from Texas. He was elected as a Democrat to the 98th United States Congress and to the six succeeding Congresses. He served from January 3, 1983 until January 3, 1997. He was not a candidate for re-election to the 105th United States Congress. He was implicated in the House banking scandal in 1992 but was reelected following receipt of a letter of no wrong-doing from the Department of Justice. In Congress he was a member of the House Appropriations Committee, the House Armed Services Committee, and the Select Committee on Intelligence.

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Texas House of Representatives
Preceded by
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Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from District 72-3 (El Paso)

1973–1977
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Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from District 72-B (El Paso)

1977–1983
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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Richard C. White
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Texas's 16th congressional district

1983–1997
Succeeded by
Silvestre Reyes