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Thomas A. Swayze, Jr.

Portrait of Thomas A. Swayze, Jr.
Speaker of the House Thomas Swayze played an important role in redistricting negotiations during the 1972 session. Swayze, along with Republican redistricting leader Arthur Brown, Chair of the Appropriations Committee, presented the party's views while Senator Bob Greive continued to lead the Democratic redistricting efforts.

* Photograph from Washington State Archives

R.R. "Bob" Greive

R.R. 'Bob' Greive at a podium surrounded by re-election signs
Senate Majority Leader Bob Greive, who first became involved with redistricting in the 1950s, continued as the head of Democratic redistricting efforts in the 1970s.

* Photograph from Washington State Archives


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