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Jim McCrery

Jim McCreryAKA James Otis McCrery

Born: 18-Sep-1949
Birthplace: Shreveport, LA

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Matter of Dispute [1]
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Louisiana, 1989-2009

[1] Chris Bull, "The Outing of a Family Values Congressman: US Representative Jim McCrery's Double Life", The Advocate, 22 September 1992, cover story of that issue which begins: "In late 1982, Jim McCrery and Gary Cathey were sitting together at Pyramid, a gay club in Lower Manhattan, watching go-go boys gyrate on the stage. Cathey, a young designer, and McCrery, and ambitious attorney and political aide from Louisiana, had been involved in a sexual relationship since shortly after meeting at a fraternity party at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston in autumn 1975."

Wife: Johnette Hawkins (m. 3-Aug-1991, two sons)
Son: Scott
Son: Clark

    High School: Leesville High School (1967)
BA English and History, Louisiana Tech University (1971)
    Law School: Louisiana State University (1975)

    US Congressman, Louisiana 4th (1997-2009)
    US Congressman, Louisiana 5th (1993-97)
    US Congressman, Louisiana 4th (1989-93)
    Congressional Staff Legislative Director for Buddy Roemer (1981-84)
    Louisiana State Official Assistant City Attorney, Shreveport, LA (1979-80)
    Close Up Foundation Board of Advisors
    Every Republican is Crucial PAC
    Leadership Institute Bi-Partisan Congressional Advisory Board
    National Student Leadership Conference Honorary Board of Advisors
    Republican Main Street Partnership
    Ripon Society
    Ryan for Congress

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