Photo of Politician James
                        Quillen QUILLEN, James Henry, a Representative from Tennessee; born near Kingsport, Tenn., in Scott County, Va., January 11, 1916; graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School, Kingsport, Tenn., 1934; United States Navy, 1942-1946; newspaper publisher, 1936-1944; business executive; member of the Tennessee state house of representatives, 1955-1962; delegate to the Republican National Conventions, 1956, 1964, and 1968; bank executive; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-eighth and to the sixteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1963-January 3, 1997); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fifth Congress in 1996; died on November 2, 2003, in Kingsport, Tenn.; interment in Oak Hill Cemetery, Kingsport, Tenn.

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Representative 01/03/1963 01/03/1997 1 House of Representatives TN
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