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Representative  James Bush III

District 109

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Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Miami

Occupation:  Teacher

Child(ren):  James Bush IV, Joshua D. Bush

Grandchild(ren):  Jada Latre Bush, Jayla Tranae Bush

Education:  Miami Northwestern Senior High School, High School Diploma, 1974; Bishop College, Undergraduate Studies, Music and Religion, 1974-1976; Bethune-Cookman College, B.S., Physical Education, 1979; Nova Southeastern University, M.S., Educational Administration and Supervision, 1984, Doctoral Studies, Educational Leadership, 1999-2003; Smith Chapel Bible College, Doctor of Ministry-Christian Education, 2004

Born:  February 13, 1955, Panama City, FL

Religious Affiliation:  Baptist

Recreational Interest:  basketball, football, reading

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2008

House of Representatives 1992-2000


Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), National Board Member 2003-present

People United to Lead the Struggle for Equality, First Vice President 1999-2006

Florida Martin Luther King, Jr. Institute for Nonviolence, Board Chairman Emeritus 1992-2000

National Conference of Black State Legislators, past Member 1992-2000

Miami Dade Democratic Party, Democratic Executive Committeeman, District 36, Divison "J" 1984-1992

Florida Democratic Party, Chair Voter Registration 1989-1990

Florida Democratic Party, Chair of Affirmative Action 1990-1991

Dade County Public Schools, Alternative Dropout Prevention Task Force, past Member 1986-1988

Dade County Public Schools, Alternative Education Task Force 1986-1988

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