Mickey Edwards

Mickey Edwards was born on July 12, 1937 in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma in 1958 and a J.D. from Oklahoma City University School of Law in 1969. Representative Edwards served as a newspaper reporter and editor from 1958 to 1963, engaged in advertising and public relations from 1963 to 1968, and was a magazine editor from 1968 to 1973. During his sixteen years in Congress from 1977 to 1993, Representative Edwards served on the House Budget and Appropriations committees and was the ranking member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Foreign Operations. Also, he was a member of the House Republican leadership, serving as the chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee, the party's fourth-ranking leadership position.

Mickey Edwards