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COOKSEY, John, a Representative from Louisiana; born in Alexandria, Rapides Parish,
La., August 20, 1941; graduated from LaSalle High School, Olla, La.; B.S.,
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La.,1962; M.D., Louisiana State
University, Baton Rouge, La., 1966; M.B.A., University of Texas, Austin,
Tex.,1994; United States Air Force, 1967-1969; Louisiana Air National Guard,
1970-1971; physician; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fifth and to
the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1997-January 3, 2003); was not a
candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Eighth Congress in 2002, but was an
unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the United States Senate; is a
resident of Monroe, La.