WEBB, James H. (Jim) (1946-)

WEBB, JAMES H. (JIM), a Senator from Virginia; born in St. Joseph, Mo., February 9, 1946; graduated high school in Bellevue, Neb.; attended University of Southern California 1963-1964; graduated United States Naval Academy 1968; J.D., Georgetown University Law School 1975; served in the United States Marines 1968-1972; author, screenwriter, and journalist; lawyer; Secretary of the Navy 1987-1988; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 2006, and served from January 3, 2007, to January 3, 2013; was not a candidate for reelection to the Senate in 2012.

  • U.S. Congress. Tributes Delivered in Congress: Jim Webb, United States Senator, 2007-2013. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2014.
  • Webb, James. A Country Such as This. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1983.
  • ___. A Sense of Honor. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1981.
  • ___. Born Fighting: How the Scots-Irish Shaped America. New York: Broadway Books, 2004.
  • ___. Fields of Fire: A Novel. New York: Prentice-Hall, 1978.
  • ___. I Heard My Country Calling: A Memoir. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2014.
  • ___. Lost Soldiers. New York: Bantam Books, 2001.
  • ___. Micronesia and the U.S. Pacific Strategy: A Blueprint for the 1980s. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1974.
  • ___. Something to Die For. New York: Morrow, 1991.
  • ___. The Emperor's General: A Novel. New York: Broadway Books, 1999.
  • ___. A Time to Fight: Reclaiming a Fair and Just America. New York: Broadway Books, 2008.