DeMINT, James W., (1951 - )

Senate Years of Service: 2005-2013
Party: Republican

DeMINT, James W., a Senator and a Representative from South Carolina; born in Greenville, Greenville County, S.C., September 2, 1951; graduated from Wade Hampton High School, Greenville, S.C., 1969; B.S., University of Tennessee, 1973; M.B.A., Clemson University, Clemson, S.C., 1981; business owner; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Sixth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1999-January 3, 2005); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives, but was elected to the United States Senate in 2004; reelected in 2010, and served from January 3, 2005, until his resignation on January 1, 2013.