James studied at the University of Texas. In 1964 he became a Bachelor of Business Administration. In 1968 he was a student of the Mount Vernon School Law. He became a Bachelor of Laws. In two years he received a degree of the Juris Doctor at the University of Baltimore.
James served at the United States National Guard in the United States. He was a congressional aide in Washington, United States from 1964 to 1966. In this year he became a national government sales manager in Dennison Manufacturing Company in Washington, United States. He worked there until 1971. In this year he worked as a national sales manager in Supply Chain Management Corporation in Washington, United States. He worked there for a year.
From 1972 to 1974 he was a president and chairman in the Federal Marketing Corporation in Falls Church, Virginia, United States. In this year he became a federal marketing manager of the Enterprise Application Integration Corporation in Washington. He worked there until 1976. From 1976 to 1978 James worked as a department defense marketing manager in Perkin-Elmer Corporation in McLean, Virginia, United States.
In 1979 he became a Vice-president, director, founder, general counsel of the Computer and Information Sciences Corporation in Fairfax, Virginia United States. Also, he was a director in KRICIS Corporation.
The state should not use its authority to promote any particular religious belief. It should allow people to practice their own religious convictions.
James married to Mary Clay Huff on October 13, 1938. Children: John, Jennifer, Laura, Martha.