James Beverly

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James Beverly
Member of the Georgia House of Representatives
from the 143rd district
Assumed office
Personal details
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materGuilford College
Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Wesleyan College
Harvard Kennedy School of Government

James Beverly is a state representative from Georgia's 143rd district, representing parts of Macon.

Personal life and education[edit]

Beverly earned a B.S. in Biology from Guilford College in 1990 and a doctorate in optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1994. He later earned an MBA from Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia in 2006 and an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government in 2010.[1]

Political career[edit]

Beverly won a House seat in a 2011 special election.[2] Beverly serves on the Health and Human Services, Retirement, Small Business Development, and Special Rules committees.[3]

The first bill Beverly proposed would expand the tax credit for companies that create jobs in poor neighborhoods.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Representative James Beverly". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved 22 August 2013.
  2. ^ Lee, Maggie (19 July 2011). "Beverly defeats Jones in state House District 139 race". The Telegraph. Retrieved 22 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Representative James Beverly". Georgia House of Representatives. Retrieved 22 August 2013.
  4. ^ Lee, Maggie (19 January 2012). "Rep. James Beverly seeks job tax credits in poorest neighborhoods". The Telegraph. Retrieved 22 August 2013.

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