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Jeffords, James M

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Personal name headingJeffords, James M.
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Variant(s)Jeffords, Jim
Birth date19340511
Death date20140818
Place of birthRutland (Vt.)
Place of deathWashington (D.C.)
AffiliationYale University
Harvard Law School
United States. Navy
United States. Naval Reserve
Vermont. General Assembly. Senate
Vermont. Attorney General's Office
United States. Congress. House
United States. Congress. Senate
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Profession or occupationLegislators
Attorneys general
Found inFederal food, agriculture, and ... 1982: t.p. (Honorable James M. Jeffords, House of Representatives)
My declaration of independence, c2001: t.p. (Senator James M. Jeffords) jkt. (James Merrill Jeffords; b. in Vermont, May 11, 1934)
Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, September 23, 2013: (Jeffords, James Merrill, a Representative and a Senator from Vermont; born in Rutland, Rutland County, Vt., May 11, 1934; attended public schools; B.S., Yale University 1956; LL.B., Harvard University 1962; admitted to the Vermont bar in 1962 and commenced practice in Rutland; served in the United States Navy 1956-1959 and later in the Naval Reserve, retiring as captain; served in Vermont senate 1967-1968; Vermont Attorney General 1969-1973; delegate to Vermont State Republican conventions 1964, 1968, 1972; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-fourth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1989); elected to the United States Senate in 1988; reelected in 1994 and 2000, and served from January 3, 1989, to January 3, 2007; switched to Independent party status effective June 6, 2001; chair, Committee on Labor and Human Resources (One Hundred Fifth Congress), Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (One Hundred Sixth Congress, One Hundred Seventh Congress [January 3, 2001; January 20, 2001-June 6, 2001]), Committee on Environment and Public Works (One Hundred Seventh Congress [June 6, 2001-January 3, 2003]); not a candidate for reelection in 2006)
Wikipedia website, September 23, 2013: (James Merrill "Jim" Jeffords (born May 11, 1934) is a former U.S. Senator from Vermont; served in the Naval Reserves until he retired as a Captain in 1990; on May 24, 2001, Jim Jeffords left the Republican Party)
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