GRANT, James William, (1943 - )


GRANT, James William, a Representative from Florida; born in Lake City, Columbia County, Fla., September 21, 1943; graduated from Taylor County High School, Perry, Fla., 1960; B.A., Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fla., 1963; graduate work, University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.; bank executive; business executive; member of the Florida state senate, 1982-1984; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundredth and One Hundred First Congresses (January 3, 1987-January 3, 1991); changed party affiliation from Democrat to Republican, February 21, 1989; unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Second Congress in 1990; unsuccessful candidate for the United States Senate in 1992.