James Edmund Jeffries
Born in Detroit, Michigan, Jeffries attended the public schools. He graduated from Cranbrook School, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, 1943. He attended Michigan State University, Lansing, 1947. He served in the United States Army Air Corps from 1943 to 1945. and was an investment counselor and corporate director from 1956 to 1979. He served as a delegate to the Kansas State Republican convention, 1978.
Jeffries was elected as a Republican to the Ninety-sixth and to the Ninety-seventh Congresses (January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1983). He was not a candidate for reelection in 1982 to the Ninety-eighth Congress and was a resident of Atchison, Kansas until he retired to Tucson, Arizona, where he died.
- United States Congress. “James Edmund Jeffries (id: J000074)”. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kansas’s 2nd congressional district
1979 – 1983
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