Jamie L. Whitten (Politician) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born


Jamie Lloyd Whitten was an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who represented Mississippi in the United States House of Representatives from 1941 to 1995. He was at the time of his departure the longest-serving U.S. Representative ever and the second-longest serving member of Congress ever. He is the longest-serving member ever of the United States House of Representatives from the state of Mississippi.

Born: Jamie Lloyd Whitten, April 18, 1910, Cascilla, Mississippi
Died: September 9, 1995, Oxford, Mississippi
Political party: Democratic
Preceded by: George H. Mahon
Succeeded by: John Dingell

About Jamie L. Whitten

Politician who was a Representative from Mississippi from 1979 to 1995. He was the Chairman of the Appropriations Committee from 1979 to 1992.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Mississippi.


When he retired in 1995 he was the second-lostest serving member of the US House of Representatives.

Family Life

He had two children with his wife Rebecca Thompson.


He was an opponent of the Supreme Court’s decision on Brown Vs. The Board of Education, a case which was won by Thurgood Marshall.

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