James Edmund Jeffries
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Kansas's 2nd district
January 3, 1979 - January 3, 1983
|Born||June 1, 1925|
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
|Died||August 22, 1997 (aged 72)|
Tucson, Arizona, U.S.
|Alma mater||Michigan State University|
Born in Detroit, Michigan, Jeffries attended the public schools. He graduated from Cranbrook School, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, 1943. He attended Michigan State University, Lansing, 1947. He served in the United States Army Air Corps from 1943 to 1945. and was an investment counselor and corporate director from 1956 to 1979. He served as a delegate to the Kansas State Republican convention, 1978.
Jeffries was elected as a Republican to the Ninety-sixth and to the Ninety-seventh Congresses (January 3, 1979 - January 3, 1983). He was a conservative. He introduced 14 bills during his tenure, the most prominent of which was a 1981 law which settled a long-standing controversy over a minor border dispute between Missouri and Kansas
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kansas's 2nd congressional district
1979 - 1983
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