Photo of Politician Marvin
                        Leath LEATH, James Marvin, a Representative from Texas; born in Henderson, Rusk County, Tex., May 6, 1931; attended the Rusk County public schools; graduated from Henderson High School, 1949; attended Kilgore Junior College; B.B.A., University of Texas, Austin, 1954; served in United States Army, 1954-1956; coached football and track, Henderson High School, 1957-1959; business salesman, 1959; banking, 1962; officer and director in five Texas banks, and two manufacturing companies; special assistant to United States Representative W.R. Poage, 1972-1974; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-sixth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1979-January 3, 1991); was not a candidate for renomination in 1990 to the One Hundred Second Congress; died on December 8, 2000 in Arlington, Va.; interment in Rusk County Memorial Gardens, Henderson, Rusk County, Tex.

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Representative 01/03/1979 01/03/1991 11 House of Representatives TX
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