Boozman, John (12/10/1950- )

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Summary

  • Number of Terms: 1
  • Occupation: Politician, optometrist
  • Biography: Senate years of service: 2011- ; a Senator and a Representative from Arkansas; born in Shreveport, La., December 10, 1950; graduated from Northside High School, Fort Smith, Arkansas; attended the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1969-1972; graduated Southern College of Optometry, 1977; optometrist; business owner; rancher; member of the Rogers, Arkansas, school board; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Seventh Congress by special election to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Asa Hutchinson; reelected to the four succeeding Congresses (November 20, 2001-January 3, 2011); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives but was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 2010 for the term ending January 3, 2017)

Subject

  • Boozman, John 1950-
  • Regents Smithsonian Institution
  • United States Congress
  • Senator
  • Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
  • Board of Regents

Category

Smithsonian Board of Regents

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Regent type

Senator

State

Arkansas

Short Legal Citation

Public Law

Notes

Biographical Directory of Congress, 2014

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

Regent Tenure: 5/2015-1/2017

Topic

  • Legislators
  • Politicians
  • Arkansas

Place

  • United States
  • Arkansas

Form/Genre

Biographies

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