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                        Courter COURTER, James Andrew, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Montclair, Essex County, N.J., October 14, 1941; graduated from Montclair Academy, Montclair, N.J., 1959; B.A., Colgate University, Hamilton, N.Y., 1963; J.D., Duke University Law School, Durham, N.C., 1966; Peace Corps volunteer, Venezuela, 1966-1968; admitted to the New Jersey bar in 1971 and Washington, D.C., bar in 1966; lawyer, private practice; founder and partner of law firm in Hackettstown, N.J., 1972; assistant corporation counsel for Washington, D.C., 1969-1970; Union County Legal Services, 1970-1971; first assistant, prosecutor, Warren County, N.J., 1973-1977; co-founder, Warren County Legal Services, 1975; attorney for municipalities in Warren and Sussex Counties; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-sixth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1979-January 3, 1991); unsuccessful Republican nominee for Governor of New Jersey in 1989; was not a candidate for renomination to the One Hundred Second Congress in 1990; chairman, Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission, 1991-1993; is a resident of Hackettstown, N.J.

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Representative 01/03/1983 01/03/1991 12 House of Representatives NJ
Representative 01/03/1979 01/03/1983 13 House of Representatives NJ
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