Hon. Howard Coble


-Born in Greensboro, NC, March 18, 1931
-Single; Presbyterian


-Public schools of Guilford County, NC
-1949 Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
-1958 BA, History, Guilford College, Greensboro, NC
-1962 JD, University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, NC
- Doctor of Laws, Elon University

Military Service

-US Coast Guard: served 5 ½ years active duty
-US Coast Guard Reserve: served 22 years
-Last Reserve assignment: Commanding Officer, US Coast Guard Reserve Unit, Wilmington, NC


-1961-67 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, Claims Department
-1967-69 Assistant County Attorney, Guilford County, NC
-1969-73 Assistant US Attorney, Middle District of North Carolina
-1973-77 Secretary, NC Department of Revenue
-1979-83 Practiced law with Turner, Enochs & Sparrow, Greensboro, NC


-1969, 1979-84 Member of the North Carolina House of Representatives
-Nov. 6, 1984 Elected to US House of Representatives
-Member of the Committee on Judiciary
-Chairman on the Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law
-Member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
- Member of the Subcommittee on Aviation
- Member of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
-Member of the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit

Professional Organizations

-Greensboro Bar Association
-NC Bar Association -NC State Bar
-Guilford College Board of Visitors
-US Coast Guard Academy Board of Visitors
-Alamance Presbyterian Church
-American Legion
-Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
-Lions Club
-Greensboro Scottish Rite 33° (Guilford Lodge No. 656)
-Sons of the American Revolution
-The Sons of Confederate Veterans
-Member- Jefferson Islands Club of Washington, DC