WEBB, James H. (Jim), (1946 - )

Senate Years of Service: 2007-2013
Party: Democrat

WEBB, James H. (Jim), a Senator from Virginia; born in St. Joseph, Mo., February 9, 1946; graduated high school in Bellevue, Neb.; attended University of Southern California 1963-1964; graduated United States Naval Academy 1968; J.D., Georgetown University Law School 1975; served in the United States Marines 1968-1972; author, screenwriter, and journalist; lawyer; Secretary of the Navy 1987-1988; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 2006 for the term ending January 3, 2013; was not a candidate for reelection to the Senate in 2012.


Bibliography

Webb, James. Born Fighting: How the Scots-Irish Shaped America. New York: Broadway Books, 2004; Webb, James. A Time to Fight: Reclaiming a Fair and Just America. New York: Broadway Books, 2008.