Bob BARR, Congress, GA (1948)


BARR, Bob, a Representative from Georgia; born in Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa, November 5, 1948; graduated, Community High School, Tehran, Iran, 1966; B.A., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1970; M.A., George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1972; J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., 1977; Central Intelligence Agency, 1970-1978; United States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, 1986-1990; anti-drug coordinator for Department of Justice, Southeastern United States, 1986-1990; head, Public Corruption Subcommittee for United States Attorney General, 1987-1988; president, Southeastern Legal Foundation, 1990-1991; unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination to the United States Senate in 1992; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1995-January 3, 2003); one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1998 to conduct the impeachment proceedings of President William Jefferson Clinton; unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the One Hundred Eighth Congress in 2002; unsuccessful Libertarian Party candidate for election for President of the United States in 2008.

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