Craig James (politician)
Craig T. James
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Florida's 4th district
January 3, 1989 – January 3, 1993
|Preceded by||Bill Chappell|
|Succeeded by||Tillie Fowler|
Craig Taylor James
May 5, 1941
Craig Taylor James (born May 5, 1941 in Augusta, Georgia) is a lawyer and American politician who was elected to the 101st United States Congress representing Florida's 4th Congressional district in 1988 as a newly registered Republican, defeating William V. Chappell, Jr. by a margin of 50.1% to 49.9%.
- He graduated in 1959 from DeLand High School in Florida.
- Associate degree from the University of Florida in 1961.
- 1963 he received his B.S. from Stetson University.
- From 1963-1969 he served in the National Guard and United States Army Reserve
- 1967 he attended J.D. Stetson University Law School and received juris doctor.
- Admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in DeLand
- 1971-1975 he was commissioner of DeLand Housing authority.
- January 3, 1989 – January 3, 1993 was elected as a Republican to the One Hundred First and One Hundred Second Congresses but was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Third Congress.
- Currently a partner in the Deland, FL lawfirm of James and Zimmerman, P.L.
- United States Congress. "Craig James (id: J000047)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Appearances on C-SPAN
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| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Florida's 4th congressional district
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