BILBRAY, James Hubert

BILBRAY, James Hubert
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1938–2021

Biography

BILBRAY, James Hubert, (Cousin of Brian P. Bilbray), a Representative from Nevada; born in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev., May 19, 1938; graduated from Las Vegas High School, Las Vegas, Nev.; attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nev., 1959-1960; B.A., American University, Washington, D.C., 1962; J.D., American University Law School, Washington, D.C., 1965; Nevada Army National Guard, 1955-1956; Nevada Army National Guard Reserve, 1957-1963; lawyer, private practice; deputy district attorney, Clark County, Nev., 1965-1967; chief legal counsel juvenile court, Clark County, Nev., 1967-1968; alternate judge, city of Las Vegas, Nev., 1978-1980; member of the Nevada state senate, 1981-1987; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundredth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1987-January 3, 1995); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fourth Congress in 1994; member of the Base Realignment and Closure Commission, 2005; member of the United States Postal Service Board of Governors, 2006-2016, acting chairman, 2015-2016; died on September 19, 2021.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of Nevada
Special Collections Department, University Library

Reno, NV
Papers: 1982-1985, 4 linear feet. The collection consists of the legislative papers of former Nevada State Senator James Bilbray. Contains correspondence, joint resolutions, senate and assembly bills, legal documents, memos, news clippings and various booklets from Nevada state agencies and commissions.
Papers: 1987- , 7 items. Includes news releases issued by Rep. James Hubert Bilbray's office for his Nevada constituents, emphasizing his accomplishments.

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

Norman, OK
Film: 1980, 3 commercials on 1 sound tape reel. Commercials used during the campaign of James Hubert Bilbray for the 1980 state senate election in Nevada.
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