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Jim Marshall

Jim MarshallAKA James Creel Marshall

Born: 31-Mar-1948
Birthplace: Ithaca, NY

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Georgia, 2003-11

Military service: US Army (1968-70, Airborne Ranger in Vietnam)

Attorney and former Mayor of Macon elected to US Congress in 2002, succeeding Lynn Westmoreland. Centrist "Blue Dog" Democrat; generally anti-abortion rights, anti-gay rights, pro-gun rights, pro-PATRIOT Act. Supported 2006 Secure Fence Act, 2008 Wall Street bailout, 2009 economic stimulus, 2010 health care reform; opposed 2004 restriction to bankruptcy rules, 2005 Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), 2008 GM/Chrysler bailout. Defeated in 2010 election and succeeded in Congress by Austin Scott.

Wife: Camille Hope
Daughter: Mary
Son: Robert
Father: (U.S. Army general)

    High School: (Mobile, AL, 1966)
    University: BA, Princeton University (1972)
    Law School: JD, Boston University (1977)
    Lecturer: Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University (1979-95)
    Professor: Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University (1999-2002)

    US Congressman, Georgia 8th (2007-11)
    US Congressman, Georgia 3rd (2003-07)
    Mayor of Macon, GA (1995-99)
    Foundation for the Defense of Democracies Board of Directors (-2008)
    State Bar of Georgia
    Bronze Star (twice)
    Purple Heart
    Draft Deferment: Vietnam (enlisted anyway)
    Prostate Surgery Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD (15-Oct-2003)
    Risk Factors: Prostate Cancer

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