Self-submitted biographical information published in Congressional Quarterly, from: "Candidate Profile from Congressional Quarterly: John B. Kimble", in "All Politics" section of CNN.com website (http://www.cnn.com/ELECTION/1998/states/MD/H/04/john.kimble.html; viewed 1 December 2005):
John B. Kimble (R) of Beltsville
- Born: May 29, 1960, Bergton, Va.
- Education: Not reported.
- Military Service: None.
- Occupation: Paging company owner; writer.
- Family: Single.
- Religion: Brethren.
- Political Career: Sought Republican nomination for Md. House, 1994; Republican nominee for U.S. House, 1996.