NONE Of The New GOP Congress Members Has Served In The Military...

NONE Of The New GOP Congress Members Has Served In The Military...

Below are the bios of the GOP's freshman congressional class. Note that not one new GOP congress member has served in the military.

Rep.-Elect Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)22nd District

Born: January 26, 1965Religion: BaptistFamily: Wife, Judy McCarthy; two childrenEducation: Bakersfield College, attended 1984-85; California State U., Bakersfield, B.S. 1989, M.B.A. 1994Military Service: NoneCareer: Congressional district aide; deli owner

----Rep.-Elect Doug Lamborn (R-CO)5th District

Born: May 24, 1954Religion: ChristianFamily: Wife, Jeanie Lamborn; five childrenEducation: U. of Kansas, B.S. 1978 (journalism), J.D. 1985Military Service: NoneCareer: Lawyer

----Rep.-Elect Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.)9th District

Born: February 8, 1963Religion: Greek OrthodoxFamily: Wife, Eva Bilirakis; four childrenEducation: St. Petersburg Junior College, attended 1981-83; U. of Florida, B.A. 1986; Stetson U., J.D. 1989Military Service: NoneCareer: Lawyer; college instructor

----Rep.-Elect Bill Sali (R-ID)1st District

Born: February 17, 1954Religion: EvangelicalFamily: Wife, Terry Sali; six childrenEducation: Boise State U., B.B.A. 1981; U. of Idaho, J.D. 1984Military Service: NoneCareer: Lawyer; musician; heavy equipment warehouse clerk

----Rep.-Elect Peter Roskam (R-IL)6th District

Born: September 13, 1961Religion: AnglicanFamily: Wife, Elizabeth Roskam; four childrenEducation: U. of Illinois, B.A. 1983 (political science); Illinois Institute of Technology, J.D. 1989Military Service: NoneCareer: Lawyer; education scholarship nonprofit executive director; congressional aide; teacher

----Rep.-Elect Tim Walberg (R-MI)7th District

Residence: TiptonBorn: April 12, 1951Religion: ProtestantFamily: Wife, Sue Walberg; three childrenEducation: Western Illinois U., attended 1969-70; Fort Wayne Bible College, B.S. 1975; Wheaton College (Ill.), M.A. 1978Military Service: NoneCareer: Religious school fundraiser; education think tank president; minister

----Rep.-Elect Michele Bachmann (R-MN)6th District

Born: April 6, 1956Religion: Evangelical LutheranFamily: Husband, Marcus Bachmann; five childrenEducation: Winona State U., B.A. 1978 (political science & English); Oral Roberts U., J.D. 1986; College of William and Mary, LL.M. 1988 (tax law)Military Service: NoneCareer: Homemaker; U.S. Treasury Department lawyer

----Rep.-Elect Adrian Smith (R-NE)3rd District

Born: December 19, 1970Religion: ChristianFamily: SingleEducation: Liberty U., attended 1989-90; U. of Nebraska, B.S. 1993Military Service: NoneCareer: Storage company owner; realtor; education workshop coordinator; substitute teacher

----Rep.-Elect Dean Heller (R-NV)2nd District

Born: May 10, 1960Religion: MormonFamily: Wife, Lynne Heller; four childrenEducation: U. of Southern California, B.S. 1985Military Service: NoneCareer: Commercial banker; chief deputy state treasurer; stockbroker

----Rep.-Elect Jim Jordan (R-OH)4th District

Born: February 17, 1964Religion: Christian non-denominationalFamily: Wife, Polly Jordan; four childrenEducation: U. of Wisconsin, B.S. 1986; Ohio State U., M.A. 1991; Capital U., J.D. 2001Military Service: NoneCareer: College wrestling coach

----Rep.-Elect Mary Fallin (R-OK)5th District

Born: December 9, 1954Religion: Christian non-denominationalFamily: Divorced; two childrenEducation: Oklahoma Baptist U., attended 1973-75; Oklahoma State U., B.S. 1977; U. of Central Oklahoma, attended 1979-81Military Service: NoneCareer: Real estate broker; hotel properties manager; state tourism agency official

----Rep.-Elect David Davis (R--TN)1st District

Born: November 6, 1959Religion: BaptistFamily: Wife, Joyce Davis; two childrenEducation: California College for Health Sciences, A.S. 1983, Milligan College, B.S. 1991Military Service: NoneCareer: Oxygen therapy clinic owner; medical equipment company owner; respiratory therapist

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