23.) Rep. Alan Steelman

  • 2019-02-25
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
A Dallas businessman-turned-Republican Congressman, Alan Steelman represented Texas' 5th congressional district between 1973 and 1977.

He was the youngest serving Member of Congress at the time.

In 1976, at the age of 34, Steelman challenged incumbent Democratic Senator Lloyd M. Bentsen but ultimately lost by 15 percentage points.

He never again sought public office.

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