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SARPALIUS, William, a Representative from Texas; born in Los Angeles, January 10, 1948; grew up in Houston, Tex. and on Cal Farleys Boys Ranch near Amarillo, Tex.; president, Texas Future Farmers of America Association, 1967-1968; A.D., Clarendon College, 1970; B.A., Texas Tech University, 1972; staff assistant and teacher, Cal Farleys Boys Ranch, 1972-1978; agribusinessman; M.A., West Texas State University, 1978; Texas State senator, 1981-1989; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred First and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1989-January 3, 1995); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fourth Congress.