Michael Avery ROSS, Congress, AR (1961)
ROSS Michael Avery , a Representative from Arkansas; born in Texarkana, Miller County, Ark., on August 2, 1961; graduated from Hope High School, Hope, Ark.; B.A., University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Ark., 1987; businessman; staff, office of Lt. Governor of Arkansas, 1985-1989; member of the Arkansas state senate, 1991-2000; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Seventh and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2001-January 3, 2013); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress in 2012.
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present