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James E. West

James E. West, American former mayor. Recipient Outstanding Young Citizen of Spokane award Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1982. Board directors Morning Star Boys Ranch, State Investment Board With United States Army, 82d Airborne Division; Member Rotary Club, Spokane city council, 1979-1982.

Background

  • West, James E. was born on March 28, 1951 in Salem, Oregon, United States. Son of Jack Elton and Claire Louise (Bartlett) West.

  • Education

    • Student, University Nevada, Reno. Student, Spokane Community College. Student, Spokane Falls Community College.

      Bachelor, Gonzaga University.

    Career

    • Former police officer, deputy sheriff. Member Washington State House Representatives, Olympia, 1983—1987. Senator Washington State Senate, 1987—2003, member labor, commerce and finance institutions committee, rules committee, member small business improvement council, member state horse racing commission.

      Member K-20 educational network board Institute Public Policy. Mayor City of Spokane, 2004—2005.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Board directors Morning Star Boys Ranch, State Investment Board With United States Army, 82d Airborne Division. Member Rotary Club, Spokane city council, 1979-1982.

    Connections

    • father: Jack Elton West
    • mother: Claire Louise (Bartlett) West
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    Born March 28, 1951
    Died July 22, 2006
    (aged 55)
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