Earl Thomas Coleman

Earl Thomas Coleman (* May 29, 1943 in Kansas City, Missouri) is an American politician. Between 1976 and 1993 he represented the State of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Earl Coleman attended the common schools and then studied at William Jewell College until 1965 in Liberty and the New York University in New York City. After studying law at Washington University in St. Louis and his 1969 was admitted as a lawyer in Kansas City, he began to work in this profession. Between 1969 and 1972 he worked as an Assistant Attorney General for the Justice Department of Missouri.

Politically, Coleman joined the Republican Party. Between 1973 and 1976 he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from Missouri. After the death of Congressman Jerry Litton, who was killed in a plane crash, Coleman was at the due election for the sixth seat of Missouri as his successor in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he took up his new mandate on November 2, 1976. After seven elections he could remain until January 3, 1993 at the Congress.

In 1992 he defeated the Democrat Pat Danner. Since then, Earl Coleman worked for the Livingston Group, which operates in the lobby area.