James BACCHUS, Congress, FL (1949)


BACCHUS, James, a Representative from Florida; born in Nashville, Tenn., June 21, 1949; graduated from Lyman High School, Longwood, Fla., 1967; B.A., Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn., 1971; M.A., Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 1973; J.D., Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fla., 1978; lawyer, private practice; United States Army, 1971-1977; staff to Governor Reubin Askew of Florida, 1974-1978; special assistant to the United States Trade Representative, 1979-1981; general counsel, Florida state Comprehensive Plan Committee, 1986- 1987; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Second and One Hundred Third Congresses (January 3, 1991- January 3, 1995); not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fourth Congress in 1994; judge, appellate court, World Trade Organization, 1995-2003; is a resident of Winter Park, Fla.

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