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James David Matheson Edit Profile

also known as Jim Matheson

United States Representative from Utah

James David Matheson, United States Representative from Utah. Named one of The 10 Members to Watch in the 112th Congress, Roll Call, 2011. Member of New Democrat Coalition.


Matheson, James David was born on March 21, 1960 in Salt Lake City.


Bachelor in Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1982. Master of Business Administration, University of California at Los Angeles, 1987.


Project development manager Bonneville Pacific Corporation, Salt Lake City, 1987—1991. Senior associate Energy Strategies, Inc., 1992—1998. Founder, president Matheson Group, 1998.

Member United States Congress from 2nd Utah District, Washington, since 2001, chief deputy whip, since 2011. Co-chairman Blue Dog Coalition, since 2009. Member Salt Lake City Public Utilities Board.


The President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at any given time is a prophet of God in the same way as Abraham, Moses, Isaiah, and the Apostles. Revelation is a continuing process through which God still instructs people.


Member of New Democrat Coalition.