POE, Ted, a Representative from Texas; born in Temple, Bell County, Tex., September 10, 1948; B.A., Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Tex., 1970; JD., University of Houston, Houston, Tex., 1973; United States Air Force Reserves, 1970-1976; lawyer; district attorney, Harris County, Tex., 1973-1981; judge, Harris County, Tex., 1981-2003; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Ninth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2005-present).

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