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Billy Tauzin

Billy TauzinAKA Wilbert Joseph Tauzin, Jr.

Born: 14-Jun-1943
Birthplace: Chackbay, LA

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Louisiana, 1980-2005

One of the main proponents of the Medicare Prescription Drug Bill (2003), passed just months before Tauzin retired from Congress to join a pharmaceutical lobby, expecting a $2M annual salary.


[1] Switched from Democratic to Republican on August 8th, 1995.

Wife: Cecile Bergeron

    University: BA, Nicholls State University (1964)
    Law School: JD, Louisiana State University (1967)

    Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America President and CEO (2005-)
    US Congressman, Louisiana 3rd (22-May-1980 to 3-Jan-2005)
    Louisiana State House of Representatives (1972-80)
    Member of the Board of Entergy (2005-)
    Member of the Board of Louisiana Healthcare Group
    American Legislative Exchange Council
    Ethyl Corporation PAC
    Louisiana State Bar Association 1967
    National Student Leadership Conference Honorary Board of Advisors
    Research!America Board of Directors
    Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity
    Cajun Ancestry

Official Website:
http://www.house.gov/tauzin/


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