James Morrison (Kansas politician)

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James Frank "Jim" Morrison (April 11, 1942 – November 25, 2010) was a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, who represented the 121st district. He served from August 4, 1992 until his death on November 25, 2010.[1][2]

Morrison worked as an optometrist since 1967 and as a broadcast engineer from 1973. He earned a BS and OD from the Southern College of Optometry, in Memphis, Tennessee.

He was a member of the Rotary Club, Fellow American Academy of Optometry, Kansas Optometric Association, and the Lions Club.[3]

Committee membership[edit]

  • Health and Human Services
  • Government Efficiency and Fiscal Oversight (Chair)
  • Joint Committee on Information Technology

Major donors[edit]

The top 5 donors to Morrison's 2008 campaign:[4]

  1. Morrison, Jim $2,772
  2. Kansas Contractors Assoc $800
  3. Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation $750
  4. Koch Industries $500
  5. Taylor, Louis $500

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kan. Rep. Jim Morrison dies
  2. ^ Kansas Legislators Past & Present
  3. ^ Project Vote Smart - Rep. James Morrison Biography
  4. ^ Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions

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