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BLACKBURN, Marsha, a Representative from Tennessee; born in Laurel, Jones County,
Miss., June 6, 1952; graduated from Northeast Jones High School, Laurel, Miss.;
B.S. Mississippi State University, Starkville, Miss., 1973; business owner;
private advocate; unsuccessful candidate for election to the One Hundred Third
Congress in 1992; member of the Tennessee state senate, 1998-2002; elected as a
Republican to the One Hundred Eighth and to the seven succeeding Congresses
(January 3, 2003-present).