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Alan Mollohan (D)
Date Of Birth & Birthplace: 5/14/1943 (Fairmont, WV)
Race: White
Religion: Baptist
Residence: Fairmont, WV
Education: BA in Political Science from College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA; JD in Law from West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Occupation: Attorney
Office Type: U.S. House -- West Virginia District 1 

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Alan B. Mollohan was born in Fairmont, W.Va., and resides there. He received a bachelor's degree from the College of William and Mary in 1966. He received a law degree from West Virginia University in 1970. He practiced law in Washington, and later in Fairmont.

He was first elected to the U.S. House in 1982.

Mollohan and his wife, Barbara, have five children.

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Alan Mollohan was elected to the U.S. House in 1982 with 53 percent of the vote, defeating Republican state chairman John McCuskey.

He was re-elected in 1990, defeating Howard Tuck with 67 percent of the vote. He was unchallenged for re-election in 1992. He was re-elected in 1994, defeating Republican Sally Rossy Riley with 70 percent of the vote. He was unopposed in 1996.

In 1998 he was re-elected, defeating Libertarian Richard Kerr with 85 percent of the vote. He was re-elected in 2000 with 85 percent of the vote.

In 2002, he was re-elected without major opposition.

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