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The Religious Affiliation of U.S. Congressman
Rep. Thomas M. Davis
From: "Congressional Races - Virginia District 11", in "All Politics" section of CNN.com website (http://cgi.cnn.com/ALLPOLITICS/1996/candidates/election.guide/text/VA11.shtml; viewed 1 December 2005):
Thomas Davis III (R)
District 11 (Washington suburbs; parts of Fairfax and Prince William counties)
BORN: Jan. 5, 1949, Minot, N. Dak.
EDUCATION: Amherst College, B.A., 1971; U of Virginia, J.D., 1975
FAMILY: Wife, Margaret; three children
RELIGION: Christian Scientist
MILITARY: Army, 1971-72, Army Reserve, 1979-83; National Guard, 1972-79
OCCUPATION: Corporate lawyer
POLITICAL CAREER: Fairfax County board of supervisors, 1991-94; U.S. House, 1994-
Davis is a new Congressman in a district created after the 1990 census. Like his constituents, he is moderate: pro-choice and for a semiautomatic-weapons ban. And like his Republican brethren, he opposes raising taxes to balance the budget. He is also one of only a few freshmen to be made chairman of a subcommittee, one overseeing the District of Columbia.
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