Jim Cooper

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Democratic Tennessee

U.S. House (Tennessee 5)


Family: Wife: Martha; 3 Children: Mary, Jamie, Hayes

Born: 06/19/1954 Nashville, TN

Home: Nashville, Tennessee

Religion: Episcopalian

Education: JD, Harvard University, 1980 MA, Oxford University, 1977 BA, History/Economics, University of North Carolina, 1975

Profession: Founder/Partner, Brentwood Capitol Advisors Limited Liability Corporation, 1999-2002 Adjunct Professor, Health Care Policy, Owen School of Management Vanderbilt University, 1995-2002 Managing Director, Equitable Securities, 1995-1999 Attorney, Waller Lansden Dortch and Davis, Nashville, 1980-1982

Political: Regional Whip, Blue Dog Coalition, 2002-present Representative, United States House of Representatives, District 5, 2002-present Candidate, United States Senate, 1994 Representative, United States House of Representatives, District 4, 1982-1994

Congressional Membership: Blue Dog Coalition


Armed Services

Oversight and Government Reform

Subcommittee on Air and Land Forces

Subcommittee on Domestic Policy

Subcommittee on Government Management, Organization, and Procurement

Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Armed Services)

Subcommittee on Terrorism and Unconventional Threats and Capabilities