Representative James A GIBBONS

YEARS 1944-
OFFICE Representative
STATE Nevada
WHICH CONGRESS SERVED 105th (1997-1999), 106th (1999-2001), 107th (2001-2003), 108th (2003-2005), 109th (2005-2007)

Representative James A GIBBONS Biography

GIBBONS, James A., a Representative from Nevada; born in Sparks, Washoe County, Nev., December 16, 1944; B.S., University of Nevada, Reno, Nev., 1967; M.S., University of Nevada, Reno, Nev., 1973; J.D. Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, Calif., 1979; post-graduate studies, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.; United States Air Force, 1967-1971; Nevada Air National Guard, 1975-1996; lawyer, private practice; commercial airline pilot; hydrologist, Office of Federal Water Master; member of Nevada state assembly, 1989-1993; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fifth and to the four succeeding Congresses until his resignation on December 31, 2006 (January 3, 1997-December 31, 2006); was not a candidate for reelection to the United States House of Representatives in 2006; Governor of Nevada, 2007-2010. View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

External Research Collections

Library of Congress Veterans History Project Washington, DC MiniDV, VHS, and Paper: 2006, amount unknown. An interview with James A. Gibbons conducted in 2006 with Brien Williams about his military service during the Vietnam War (1967-1971) and the Persian Gulf War (1991).


James A GIBBONS Committee Assignments

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