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DAVIS, Jim, a Representative from Florida; born in Tampa, Hillsborough County,
Fla., October 11, 1957; graduated from Jesuit High School, Tampa, Fla.; B.A.,
Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va., 1979; J.D., University of
Florida, Gainesville, Fla., 1982; lawyer, private practice; member of the
Florida state house of representatives, 1988-1996, majority leader, 1994-1996;
elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifth and to the four succeeding
Congresses (January 3, 1997-January 3, 2007); not a candidate for reelection,
but was an unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Florida in 2006.