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James G. Abourezk

AKA James George Abourezk

Born: 24-Feb-1931
Birthplace: Wood, SD

Gender: Male
Religion: Christian
Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from South Dakota, 1973-79

Military service: US Navy (1948-52, Korean War)

Father: Bishara Abourezk ("Charles")
Mother: Ilyani Mickel ("Lena")
Wife: Mary Ann Houlton
Wife: Sanaa Dieb (nutritionist, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Charles
Daughter: Nikki June
Son: Paul
Wife: Margaret Bethea (m. 1982, one daughter)
Daughter: Alya (b. 27-Jul-1996)

    University: BS Civil Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines (1961)
    Law School: University of South Dakota Law School (1966)

    American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee Chairman (1991-95)
    US Senator, South Dakota (3-Jan-1973 to 3-Jan-1979)
    US Congressman, South Dakota 2nd (3-Jan-1971 to 3-Jan-1973)
    State Bar of South Dakota 1966
    Lebanese Ancestry

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