Stephen L. Neal

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Stephen L. Neal
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from North Carolina's 5th district
In office
January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1995
Preceded by Wilmer Mizell
Succeeded by Richard Burr
Personal details
Born (1934-11-07) November 7, 1934 (age 80)
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Alma mater University of Hawaii

Stephen Lybrook "Steve" Neal (born November 7, 1934) is a former North Carolina Democratic politician who served ten terms in the U.S. House of Representatives (1975–1995).

Born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Neal moved to California, graduated from Narbonne High School in Lomita in 1952, and eventually graduated from the University of Hawaii in 1959.

Neal was first elected to Congress in an upset victory over incumbent Republican Wilmer David Mizell, better known as former Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Vinegar Bend Mizell. He chose not to seek re-election in 1994, and his seat was won that November by Republican Richard Burr.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Wilmer David Mizell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from North Carolina's 5th congressional district

1975–1995
Succeeded by
Richard Burr