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Jim Sasser

AKA James Ralph Sasser

Born: 30-Sep-1936
Birthplace: Memphis, TN

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Tennessee, 1977-95

Military service: USMC Reserve (1957-63)

Father: Joseph Ralph Sasser
Mother: Mary Nell Gray
Wife: Mary Gorman
Daughter: Elizabeth B. Sasser
Son: James Gray Sasser ("Gray")

    University: University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    University: BA, Vanderbilt University (1958)
    Law School: JD, Vanderbilt University (1961)
    Scholar: Fellow, Harvard University (1995)

    US Ambassador to China 1995-99
    US Senator, Tennessee 1977-95
    Smithsonian Institution Regent (1987-95)
    Alfalfa Club 1992, President (2005-06)
    The Constitution Project War Powers Initiative
    Gore 2000
    John Kerry for President
    National Committee on US-China Relations Vice Chairman, Board of Directors
    New Leadership for America PAC

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