Allen WEST, Congress, FL (1961)
WEST Allen , a Representative from Florida; born in Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, on February 7, 1961; graduated from Henry W. Grady High School, Atlanta, Ga., 1979; B.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn., 1983; M.A., Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kans., 1986; United States Army, 1982-2004; M.M.A.S., U.S. Army Command and General Staff Officer College; educator; military adviser to the Afghan army; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Twelfth Congress (January 3, 2011-January 3, 2013); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress in 2012.
West, Allen, with Michele Hickford. Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin's Journey to Faith, Family, and Freedom. New York: Crown Forum, 2014.
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present