Clifford Ronald SHOWS, Congress, MS (1947)


SHOWS, Clifford Ronald, a Representative from Mississippi; born in Moselle, Jones County, Miss., January 26, 1947; graduated from Moselle High School, Moselle, Miss., 1965; B.S., University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, 1971; farmer; teacher; elected circuit clerk, Jefferson Davis County, Miss., 1976; member of the Mississippi state senate, 1980-1988; elected as Mississippi state Southern District Highway Commissioner, 1988-1998; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Sixth and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 1999-January 3, 2003); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Eighth Congress in 2002; is a resident of Bassfield, Miss.

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