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Frank Wolf
Rep. Frank Wolf, R-Va., speaks during a news conference held to discuss new legislation intended to further democratic societies throughout the world on March 3, 2005, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

Frank Rudolph Wolf (born January 30, 1939) is the U.S. Representative for Virginia's 10th congressional district, serving since 1981. He is a member of the Republican Party.

Wolf was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He overcame a speech impediment, a stutter, early in life. He attended Pennsylvania State University where he was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity and earned a degree in political science. He received a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center. He then joined the United States Army as a reservist and became a lawyer for the military.

Wolf got his start in politics when he became a legislative assistant to U.S. Representative Edward Biester, beginning in 1968. From 1971 to 1975, Wolf served as an assistant to Secretary of the Interior Rogers Morton.

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