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BARRETT, James Gresham, a Representative from South Carolina; born in Westminster, Oconee
County, S.C., February 14, 1961; graduated from Westminster High School,
Westminster, S.C., 1979; B.A., The Citadel, Charleston, S.C., 1983; United
States Army, 1983-1987; business owner; member of the South Carolina state
house of representatives, 1996-2002; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred
Eighth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2003-January 3,
2011); not a candidate for reelection in 2010, but was an unsuccessful
candidate for nomination for governor of South Carolina.