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TRAFICANT, James A., Jr., a Representative from Ohio; born in Youngstown, Mahoning County,
Ohio, May 8, 1941; graduated from Cardinal Mooney High School, Youngstown,
Ohio, 1959; B.S., University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1963; M.S.,
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1973; M.S., Youngstown State
University, Youngstown, Ohio, 1976; executive director, Mahoning County, Ohio,
Drug Program, Inc., 1971-1981; sheriff, Mahoning County, Ohio, 1981-1985;
elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-ninth and to the eight succeeding
Congresses (January 3, 1985-July 24, 2002); expelled from the House of
Representatives pursuant to H. Res. 495, passed on July 24, 2002; unsuccessful
candidate as an Independent for the One Hundred Eighth Congress in 2002.