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KOLBE, James Thomas

KOLBE, James Thomas
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives


KOLBE, James Thomas, a Representative from Arizona; born in Evanston, Cook County, Ill., June 28, 1942; graduated from United States Capitol Page School, Washington, D.C., 1960; B.A., Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., 1965; M.B.A., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1967; United States Navy, 1967-1969; United States Navy Reserve, 1970-1977; special assistant to Illinois Governor Richard Ogilvie, 1972-1973; business executive; member of the Arizona state senate, 1977-1982; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-ninth and to the ten succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1985-January 3, 2007); not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Tenth Congress in 2006; died on December 3, 2022.

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External Research Collections

The University of Arizona Library
Special Collections

Tucson, AZ
Papers: 1958-2006, 230 linear feet. The papers of James Kolbe contains campaign materials, legislative files including committee records and material on trade especially the North American Free Trade Agreement, voting records, speeches, office files, correspondence, press files, subject files and photographic and audio visual materials. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Videocassettes: 1982, 11 commercials on 2 videocassettes. Consists of commercials used during James Kolbe's campaign for the 1982 U.S. congressional election in District 5 of the Arizona Republican Party.
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