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Craig T James

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Political party  Republican
Party  Republican Party
Education  University of Florida

Role  Politician
Name  Craig James
Succeeded by  Tillie K. Fowler
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Preceded by  William V. Chappell, Jr.
Born  May 5, 1941 (age 74) Augusta, Georgia (1941-05-05)

Craig T. James (born May 5, 1941 in Augusta, Georgia) is an American politician who was elected to the 101st United States Congress representing Florida's 4th Congressional district in 1988 as a newly registered Republican, defeating William V. Chappell, Jr. by a margin of 50.1% to 49.9%.


Personal information

James was born in Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia on May 5, 1941. Currently a resides in DeLand, Florida.


  • He graduated in 1959 from DeLand High School in Florida.
  • Associate degree from the University of Florida in 1961.
  • 1963 he received his B.S. from Stetson University.
  • From 1963-1969 he served in the National Guard and United States Army Reserve
  • 1967 he attended J.D. Stetson University Law School and received juris doctor.
  • Admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in DeLand
  • Career

  • 1971-1975 he was commissioner of DeLand Housing authority.
  • January 3, 1989 – January 3, 1993 was elected as a Republican to the One Hundred First and One Hundred Second Congresses but was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Third Congress
  • References

    Craig T. James Wikipedia

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