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Travis Childers

AKA Travis Wayne Childers

Born: 29-Mar-1958
Birthplace: Booneville, MS

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Mississippi, 2008-11

Realtor, nursing home owner, and county-level politician elected to Congress from Mississippi's 1st district in a special election in May 2008, succeeding Roger Wicker, who had been appointed to to replace Sen Trent Lott. Re-elected in the November 2008 general election. Pro-gun, anti-abortion, conservative "Blue Dog" Democrat. Supported the 2009 economic stimulus, opposed the 2010 health care reform. Defeated for re-election by Republican State Senator Alan Nunnelee in 2010.


[1] East Booneville Baptist Church.

Father: John Wayne Childers (b. 1939, d. 1974)
Mother: Betty Stokes Smith Childers
Sister: Tammy Sue Childers (b. 1965, d. 1989)
Wife: Tami Kay Gibson (b. 1961, m. 1981, one son, one daughter)
Son: Dustin
Daughter: Lauren

    High School: Booneville High School, Booneville, MS (1976)
    University: AA, Northeast Mississippi Community College (1978)
    University:
BBA, University of Mississippi (1980)

    US Congressman, Mississippi 1st (2008-11)
    Mississippi State Official Chancery Clerk, Prentiss Cty. (1991-2008)
    Travis Childers Realty & Associates
    Landmark Community (geriatric care)
    John Kerry for President

Official Website:
http://childers.house.gov/


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