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Wayne Dowdy

AKA Charles Wayne Dowdy

Born: 27-Jul-1943
Birthplace: Fitzgerald, GA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Mississippi, 1981-89

Congressman from Mississippi's 4th district from 1981 until 1989. Did not seek a fifth term so that he could run against Trent Lott for a U.S. Senate seat in 1988. He lost, 54% to 46%.

Dowdy later ran in the Democratic primary for Governor of Mississippi in 1991; he lost to Ray Mabus, 51% to 42%, in a three-way race.

    High School: Gulfport High School, Gulfport, MS (1961)
    University: BA, Millsaps College (1965)
    Law School: LLB, Jackson School of Law (1968)

    US Congressman, Mississippi 4th (1981-89)
    Mayor of McComb, MS (1978-81)
    Mississippi State Official City Judge, McComb, MS (1970-74)
    John Kerry for President
    Obama for Illinois


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