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WEBB, James H. (Jim)

(1946—)

Senate Years of Service: 2007-
Party: Democrat

WEBB, James H. (Jim), a Senator from Virginia; born in St. Joseph, Mo., February 9, 1946; graduated high school in Bellevue, Neb.; attended University of Southern California 1963-1964; graduated United States Naval Academy 1968; J.D., Georgetown University Law School 1975; served in the United States Marines 1968-1972; author, screenwriter, and journalist; lawyer; Secretary of the Navy 1987-1988; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 2006 for the term ending January 3, 2013.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present