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James Travis Burroughs

James Travis Burroughs, American state agency administrator. Bar: California 1990, United States District Court (northern district) California 1990, United States District Court (eastern district) 1992, District of Columbia 1992. Commissioner San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission, 1994-1996, California Coastal Conservancy, San Francisco, 1994-1996. Member California State Bar (environmental law section), Order of Coif.

Background

  • Burroughs, James Travis was born on December 31, 1955 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Robert Walter and Mary Elizabeth (Gowan) Burroughs.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Whitman College, 1978. Master of Arts, University Wisconsin, 1981. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1990.

    Career

    • Legislation assistant United States Congressman Norm Shumway, Washington, 1981-1983, Senator Pete Wilson, Washington, 1983-1989. Associate Beveridge & Diamond, Washington and San Francisco, 1989-1994. Deputy secretary, general counsel State of California Resources Agency, Sacramento, 1994-1996.

      Chief deputy director California Department Forestry and Fire Protection, since 1996.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1990, United States District Court (northern district) California 1990, United States District Court (eastern district) 1992, District of Columbia 1992.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Commissioner San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission, 1994-1996, California Coastal Conservancy, San Francisco, 1994-1996. Member California State Bar (environmental law section), Order of Coif.

    Personality

    Interests

    Outdoors activities, exercise.

    Connections

    • Married Carrie Lowe, June 24, 1995.
    • father: Robert Walter Burroughs
    • mother: Mary Elizabeth (Gowan) Burroughs
    • spouse: Carrie Lowe
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    Born December 31, 1955
    (age 60)
    Nationality
    • 1978
      Whitman College
    • 1981
      University Wisconsin
    • 1990
      Georgetown University
    • 1981 - 1983
      Legislative assistant, United States Congressman Norm Shumway
      Washington, United States
    • 1983 - 1989
      Legislative assistant, United States Congressman Norm Shumway
      Washington, United States
    • 1989 - 1994
      associate, Beveridge & Diamond
    • 1994 - 1996
      deputy secretary, State of California Resources Agency
      Sacramento, California, United States
    • 1994 - 1996
      general counsel, State of California Resources Agency
      Sacramento, California, United States
    • 1996
      chief deputy director, California Department Forestry and Fire Protection
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