Tom G. Huff
|Member of the WashingtonHouseofRepresentatives
from the 26th district
January 9, 1995 –January 8, 2001
Thomas Gregory Huff
|April 14,2013 80) (aged
Thomas Gregory Huff (September 27,1932 – April 14,2013) was an American businessman and politician who served as a member of the Washington House of Representatives,representing the 26th district from 1995 to 2001.
Born and raised in Mandan,North Dakota,Huff attended local public schools and graduated from Sumner High School. He attended college at the University of Puget Sound and Knapp College.
Huff made a business career in Washington State,where he became an executive for Sears,a major retailer and catalog company. He became interested in politics,joining the Republican Party. Elected in 1994 to the Washington House of Representatives,he served from 1995 to 2000 representing Gig Harbor.
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