DICKEY, Jay W., Jr., (1939 - 2017)

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

DICKEY, Jay W., Jr., a Representative from Arkansas; born in Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Ark., December 14, 1939; graduated from Pine Bluff High School, Pine Bluff, Ark., 1957; attended Hendrix College; B.A., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark., 1961; J.D., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark., 1963; lawyer, private practice; city attorney of Pine Bluff, Ark., 1968-1970; lecturer, University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff, 1979; special justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court, 1988; private advocate; business owner; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Third and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1993-January 3, 2001); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Seventh Congress in 2000; unsuccessful candidate for election to the One Hundred Eighth Congress in 2002; died on April 20, 2017, in Pine Bluff, Ark.