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Ed Whitfield
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky’s 1st district
In office
January 3, 1995 â€“ September 6, 2016
Preceded by Tom Barlow
Succeeded by James Comer
Member of the Kentucky House of Representatives
In office
1974-1975
Personal details
Born Wayne Edward Whitfield
(1943-05-25) May 25, 1943 (age 73)
Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Political party Democratic (1974–1994)
Republican (1994–present)
Spouse(s) Constance Whitfield
Residence Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Alma mater University of Kentucky
University of Kentucky College of Law
Occupation attorney, railroad executive
Religion Methodist
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch United States Army Reserve[1]
Years of service 1967–1973[1]
Rank First Lieutenant[1]
Unit 100th Division[1]

Ever since I've been in Congress, various groups on the business side, those entities that are creating jobs out there, have felt that the Clean Air Act is really – that there are all sorts of presumptions in favor of the environmentalists.
Ed Whitfield
I'm not a big fan of a lot of government dollars going into research and development for private enterprises… and you're not going to see the House of Representatives, I'm certain, provide a lot of money for research and development for electric vehicles.
Ed Whitfield