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Jamie L. Whitten

AKA Jamie Lloyd Whitten

Born: 18-Apr-1910
Birthplace: Cascilla, MS
Died: 9-Sep-1995
Location of death: Oxford, MS
Cause of death: Heart Failure [1]
Remains: Buried, Charleston Cemetery, Charleston, MS

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Mississippi, 1941-95

Longest continuous member of the US House of Representatives, at 28 terms.


[1] Chronic cardiac/renal disease.

Wife: (married)
Son: Jamie L. Whitten, Jr.

    University: University of Mississippi, Oxford
    Administrator: Principal, Cowart School, Tallahatchie County, MS (1930-31)

    US Congressman, Mississippi 1st (3-Jan-1973 to 3-Jan-1995)
    US Congressman, Mississippi 2nd (special election, 4-Nov-1941 to 3-Jan-1973)
    Mississippi State Official District Attorney, 17th District (1933-41)
    Mississippi State House of Representatives (1931-32)
    Freemasonry
    Mississippi Bar Association 1932
    Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
    Rotary International

Author of books:
That We May Live (1966)


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