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GIBBONS, James A., a Representative from Nevada; born in Sparks, Washoe County, Nev.,
December 16, 1944; B.S., University of Nevada, Reno, Nev., 1967; M.S.,
University of Nevada, Reno, Nev., 1973; J.D. Southwestern Law School, Los
Angeles, Calif., 1979; post-graduate studies, University of Southern
California, Los Angeles, Calif.; United States Air Force, 1967-1971; Nevada Air
National Guard, 1975-1996; lawyer, private practice; commercial airline pilot;
hydrologist, Office of Federal Water Master; member of Nevada state assembly,
1989-1993; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fifth and to the four
succeeding Congresses until his resignation on December 31, 2006 (January 3,
1997-December 31, 2006); was not a candidate for reelection to the United
States House of Representatives in 2006; Governor of Nevada, 2007-2010.