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Biographical Profile for Mark M. Shelton
Previous Candidate for State Senator District 10, Texas
Age: 58
Party: Republican Party of Texas
Phone: 817 921 6554
Address: PO Box 12008
Ft. Worth, TX 76110
Mark M. Shelton's positions and views on the issues:
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General: (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)
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Personal: (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)
He grew up in Arlington. Mark and Mary Ann have been married 30 years and live in Fort Worth. They have three adult sons (all three Eagle Scouts) and a daughter (a Girl Scout Gold Award recipient).
Education: (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)
MD, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1983
BS, Biology, Baylor University, Baylor University, 1979.
Profession: (profession and work experience outside politics)
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Cook Children's Medical Center

Military: (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, discharge date and type)
no response
Civic: (past and present organizations, charities involvement)
Delegate, Texas Grand Old Party Straw Poll, 2007
Volunteer, Troop 17, Boy Scouts of America
Former President/Former Board Member, Lena Pope Home
Executive Board Member, Longhorn Council
Board Member, Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth
Executive Committee, Tarrant County Republicans
Precinct Delegate, State District 10 Convention
Delegate, State District 10, Texas Grand Old Party Convention, 2006
Election Judge, Precinct 1076.
Political: (dates and titles of previously held political offices)
He served on the Texas House Committees for Public Education and Appropriations and on the House Border and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee.
Religion: (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)

Member, Travis Avenue Baptist Church
Accomplishments: (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)
He is "A" rated by the NRA and his legislative leadership awards include recognition as a "Health Care Hero," "Legislator of the Year" and "Taxpayer Advocate."
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