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TURNER, Jim (1946-)

TURNER, JIM, a Representative from Texas; born in Fort Lewis, Pierce County, Wash., February 6, 1946; graduated from Crockett High School, Crockett, Tex; B.A., University of Texas, Austin, Tex., 1968; M.B.A., University of Texas, Austin, Tex., 1971; J.D., University of Texas, Austin, Tex., 1971; United States Army, 1970-1978; member of the Texas state house of representatives, 1981-1984; special counsel for legislative affairs and executive assistant to the governor of Texas, 1984-1985; mayor, Crockett, Tex., 1989-1991; member of the Texas state senate, 1991-1997; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1997-January 3, 2005); not a candidate for reelection in 2004.

University of Texas at Austin
The Center for American History
Austin, TX
Papers: ca. 1996-2004, approximately 130 feet.
The personal papers of James W. Turner, such as diaries, personal correspondence, etc., are closed during his lifetime. Constituent correspondence is closed to protect the privacy rights of living individuals. The collection also includes correspondence, schedules, committee meeting handouts, forms, reports, financial and travel documents, amendment and bill information, and other documents. Documentation of other activities, include his chairmanship of the Blue Dog Coalition, his tenure as Deputy Democratic Whip, as well as his membership on the Committees on Homeland Security, Armed Services, and Oversight and Government Reform.

Papers: In the J.R. Parten Papers, ca. 1890-1992, 184 feet.
Persons represented include Jim Turner.

Papers: In the Ann Richards Papers, ca. 1933-2000, amount unknown.
Persons represented include Jim Turner.