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                        Turner TURNER, Jim, a Representative from Texas; born in Fort Lewis, Pierce County, Wash., February 6, 1946; graduated from Crockett High School, Crockett, Tex; B.A., University of Texas, Austin, Tex., 1968; M.B.A., University of Texas, Austin, Tex., 1971; J.D., University of Texas, Austin, Tex., 1971; United States Army, 1970-1978; member of the Texas state house of representatives, 1981-1984; special counsel for legislative affairs and executive assistant to the governor of Texas, 1984-1985; mayor, Crockett, Tex., 1989-1991; member of the Texas state senate, 1991-1997; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1997-January 3, 2005); not a candidate for reelection in 2004.

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Representative 01/03/1997 01/03/2005 2 House of Representatives TX
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