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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 Medical School, Baton Rouge, La., 1966;
M.B.A., University of Texas, Austin, Tex.,1994; United States Air Force, 1967-1969; physician;
elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fifth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3,
1997-January 3, 2003); 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