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  Quillen, James H. "Jimmy"
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameJames H. "Jimmy" Quillen
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Kingsport, Tennessee , United States
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Born January 11, 1916
DiedNovember 02, 2003 (87 years)
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May 25, 2016 04:33pm
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Infoborn near Kingsport, Tenn., in Scott County, Va., January 11, 1916; moved to Kingsport in 1927; attended the public schools and graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School in Kingsport in 1934; served in the United States Navy, 1942-1946; newspaper publisher, 1936-1944, in Kingsport and Johnson City; president and chairman of board of real estate, mortgage loans, and insurance corporations in Kingsport and Johnson City, Tenn., 1946 to present; member of the Tennessee State house of representatives, 1955-1962, serving as minority floor leader in 1959; nominated as Republican speaker of house both in 1957 and 1961; delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1956, 1964, and 1968; director of the Kingsport National Bank 1961-1982; 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.



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Nov 03, 2003 12:00am Obituary Jimmy Quillen, Tennessee's longest-serving U.S. representative, dies at 87  Article Servo 

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  11/08/1994 TN District 1 Won 72.89% (+48.33%)
  08/04/1994 TN District 1 - R Primary Won 78.64% (+66.60%)
  11/03/1992 TN District 1 Won 67.46% (+39.37%)
  11/06/1990 TN District 1 Won 99.87% (+99.73%)
  11/08/1988 TN District 1 Won 80.22% (+60.44%)
  11/04/1986 TN District 1 Won 68.88% (+37.76%)
  08/07/1986 TN District 01 - R Primary Won 88.38% (+76.77%)
  11/06/1984 TN District 1 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1982 TN District 1 Won 74.05% (+51.23%)
  11/04/1980 TN District 1 Won 86.22% (+72.45%)
  08/07/1980 TN District 01 - R Primary Won 77.49% (+54.98%)
  11/07/1978 TN District 1 Won 64.51% (+29.02%)
  11/02/1976 TN District 1 Won 57.95% (+16.76%)
  08/05/1976 TN District 01 - R Primary Won 89.32% (+78.65%)
  11/05/1974 TN District 1 Won 64.24% (+28.48%)
  11/07/1972 TN District 1 Won 79.42% (+58.83%)
  11/03/1970 TN District 1 Won 67.87% (+35.74%)
  08/06/1970 TN District 01 - R Primary Won 84.18% (+68.36%)
  11/05/1968 TN District 1 Won 85.24% (+70.48%)
  11/08/1966 TN District 1 Won 87.08% (+74.17%)
  11/03/1964 TN District 1 Won 71.73% (+43.47%)
  11/06/1962 TN District 1 Won 53.89% (+10.06%)
  08/02/1962 TN District 1 - R Primary Won 28.98% (+9.71%)
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