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QUILLEN, James Henry, a Representative from Tennessee; born near Kingsport, Tenn., in
Scott County, Va., January 11, 1916; graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School,
Kingsport, Tenn., 1934; United States Navy, 1942-1946; newspaper publisher,
1936-1944; business executive; member of the Tennessee state house of
representatives, 1955-1962; delegate to the Republican National Conventions,
1956, 1964, and 1968; bank executive; elected as a Republican to the
Eighty-eighth and to the sixteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1963-January
3, 1997); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fifth Congress
in 1996; died on November 2, 2003, in Kingsport, Tenn.; interment in Oak Hill
Cemetery, Kingsport, Tenn.