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GRANT, James William (1943-)

GRANT, JAMES WILLIAM, a Representative from Florida; born in Lake City, Columbia County, Fla., September 21, 1943; graduated from Taylor County High School, Perry, Fla., 1960; B.A., Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fla., 1963; graduate work, University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.; bank executive; business executive; member of the Florida state senate, 1982-1984; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundredth and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 1987-January 3, 1991), changed party affiliation from a Democrat to a Republican on February 21, 1989; unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Second Congress in 1990; unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate in 1992.