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Jim Talent

Jim TalentAKA James Matthes Talent

Born: 18-Oct-1956
Birthplace: St. Louis, MO

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Missouri, 2002-07

Father: Milton Oscar Talent (labor-relations attorney, b. 11-Jun-1911, d. 27-Oct-2002)
Mother: Marie Frieda Matthes (court reporter, b. 11-Jul-1917, d.)
Wife: Brenda (m. 1984, one son, two daughters)
Son: Michael
Daughter: Kate
Daughter: Chrissy

    High School: Kirkwood High School, Kirkwood, MO (1973)
    University: BA, Washington University in St. Louis (1978)
    Law School: JD, University of Chicago Law School (1981)
    Professor: Adjunct Professor, Washington University in St. Louis (1984-86)
    Teacher: Washington University in St. Louis (2001)

    US Senator, Missouri (25-Nov-2002 to 3-Jan-2007)
    Arent Fox Registered Lobbyist (12-Mar-2001 to 31-Dec-2001), paid $230k
    US Congressman, Missouri 2nd (3-Jan-1993 to 3-Jan-2001)
    Missouri State House of Representatives (1985-93)
    Law Clerk for Judge Richard Posner, US Court of Appeals (1982-83)
    American Freedom and Enterprise Foundation Honorary Chair
    American Legislative Exchange Council
    The Heritage Foundation Distinguished Fellow (2007)
    Leadership Institute Bi-Partisan Congressional Advisory Board
    Romney for President Domestic Policy Task Force Chairman (2007-08), Economic Policy Advisor (2011-12)
    The WMD Center Vice Chairman
    Young Republicans
    Order of the Coif
    Converted to Christianity 1984
    German Ancestry Maternal
    Russian Ancestry Paternal
    Jewish Ancestry Paternal

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