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Norman DeValois "Norm" Dicks (born December 16, 1940) is the U.S. Representative for Washington's 6th congressional district, serving since 1977. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district is located in the northwestern corner of the state, and includes most of Tacoma.

Born in Bremerton, Washington, he attended the University of Washington, where he was a linebacker on the school's football team, the Washington Huskies, and was initiated as a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree, then went on for a degree in Law. Upon earning his Juris Doctor degree, he became legislative and administrative assistant to long-serving U.S. Senator Warren G. Magnuson of Washington.

Elected to the House in 1976, he won a coveted seat on the House Appropriations Committee in his first term. He later served for 8 years on the House Intelligence Committee.

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