Jim Mcreynolds – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Previous Candidate for State Representative District 12, Texas

Texas Democratic Party
3205 Old Union Rd. #1013Lufkin, TX 75904
(936) 552-1597
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)

Gender: Male

Family: Wife: Judy

2 Children: Jefferson, Jackson.

Birth Date: 11/26/1942

Home City: Lufkin, TX

Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)

Owner, Chapparel Energy Incorporated, 1981-present

History Professor, Stephen F. Austin State University, 1972-1980

Personal Research Assistant, 1969-1971

Sergeant, United States Marine Corps Reserve 1962-1968

Public School Teacher, Port Arthur Independent School District, 1965-1967

Bookstore Owner, Bookseller


Truck Farmer.

Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)

Board Member, Boys and Girls Club

Former Board Member, Big Brothers Big Sisters

Former Boy Scoutmaster, Boy Scouts of America

Former Membership Chair, Boy Scouts of America, Naconiche

Co-Founder/Former Board Member, East Texas Community Health Service, Incorporated

Sunday School Teacher/Deacon, Church of Christ

Founder/Member, Project Belize

Former Board Member, Samaritan Counseling Center of East Texas, Incorporated.

Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees:

Vice-Chair, Rural Caucus.


Appropriations, Member

Corrections, Member

Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Member

Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)

Representative, Texas State House of Representatives, 1996-present.

Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)

PhD, History, Texas Technical University

Post Graduate Studies, University of Houston and Rice University

MA, History, Lamar University

BS, English, Abilene Christian University.

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