|Preceded by Wilmer Mizell|
Name Stephen Neal
|Political party Democratic|
Party Democratic Party
Alma mater University of Hawaii
Succeeded by Richard Burr
|Born November 7, 1934 (age 81)
Winston-Salem, North Carolina (1934-11-07) |
Education University of Hawaii at Manoa
Stephen Lybrook "Steve" Neal (born November 7, 1934) is a former North Carolina Democratic politician who served ten terms in the U.S. House of Representatives (1975–1995).
Born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Neal moved to California, graduated from Narbonne High School in Lomita in 1952, and eventually graduated from the University of Hawaii in 1959.
Neal was first elected to Congress in an upset victory over incumbent Republican Wilmer David Mizell, better known as former Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Vinegar Bend Mizell. He chose not to seek re-election in 1994, and his seat was won that November by Republican Richard Burr.