Whitten, Jamie

Whitten, Jamie (Lloyd)

(1919–  ) U.S. representative; born in Cascilla, Miss. A state representative and district attorney, he served in the U.S. House of Representatives (Dem., Miss.; 1941–89) chairing the Joint Committee on Budget Control and the Committee on Appropriations.
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