Jack Kingston, Senate candidate from Georgia

 
 
Congressman Jack Kingston talks with Autumn Certo, left, and Brittany Riddick at an early morning rally before heading to the main registration office to cast his ballot in the Republican Primary Runoff election for Senate, on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 in Savannah, Ga. Kingston and David Perdue face a July 22 runoff after a crowded primary. (AP Photo/Savannah Morning News, Steve Bisson) THE EXAMINER.COM OUT; SFEXAMINER.COM OUT; WASHINGTONEXAMINER.COM OUT
Congressman Jack Kingston talks with Autumn Certo, left, and Brittany Riddick at an early morning rally before heading to the main registration office to cast his ballot in the Republican Primary Runoff election for Senate, on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 in Savannah, Ga. Kingston and David Perdue face a July 22 runoff after a crowded primary. (AP Photo/Savannah Morning News, Steve Bisson) THE EXAMINER.COM OUT; SFEXAMINER.COM OUT; WASHINGTONEXAMINER.COM OUT
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NAME — John Heddens "Jack" Kingston.

AGE-BIRTHPLACE — 59; Bryan, Texas.

EXPERIENCE — U.S. House of Representatives, 1993-present; current chairman of the House Appropriations subcommittee on labor, health and human services, education and related agencies; Georgia House of Representatives, 1985-1993; vice president, Palmer, Cay and Carswell, an insurance firm, from 1979-1992.

EDUCATION — Bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Georgia, 1978.

FAMILY — Wife, Libby Morris Kingston; four adult children.

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