Matthew James SALMON, Congress, AZ (1958)


SALMON, Matthew James, a Representative from Arizona; born in Salt Lake City, Davis County, Utah, January 21, 1958; graduated Mesa High School, Mesa, Ariz., 1976; B.A., Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz., 1981; M.P.A., Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah., 1986; telecommunications executive; community affairs manager; member of the Arizona state senate, 1991-1995 and assistant majority leader, 1993-1995; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fourth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1995-January 3, 2001); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Seventh Congress in 2000; unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Arizona in 2002.

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