Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
OLIN, James R. (1920-2006)

OLIN, JAMES R., a Representative from Virginia; born in Chicago, Ill., February 28, 1920; graduated from Deep Springs College, Deep Springs, Calif., 1941; received B.E.E. degree, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., 1943; United States Army Signal Corps, World War II, 1943-1946; elected supervisor Town of Rotherdam, N.Y., and country board of supervisors, Schenectady County, N.Y., 1953; employed for 35 years by General Electric Co., until retirement January 1982, after serving as corporate vice president and general manager, industrial electronics division; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983-January 3, 1993); was not a candidate for renomination to the One Hundred Third Congress in 1992; died on July 29, 2006, in Charlottesville, Va.

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication
Norman, OK
Videocassettes: 1982-1990, 13 commercials on 4 videocassettes.
The commercials were used during James R. Olin's campaigns for the 1982, 1984, 1986, 1988, and 1990 U.S. congressional elections in District 6 of Virginia, Democratic Party.