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Carville, (Chester) James, (Jr.)

CARVILLE, (Chester) James, (Jr.)

CARVILLE, (Chester) James, (Jr.). American, b. 1944. Genres: Politics/Government. Career: Taught middle school science, 1969-70; admitted to the Bar of Louisiana, 1973; McKernnan, Beychok, Screen and Pierson, Baton Rouge, LA, attorney, 1973-79; Gus Weill and Raymond Strother (political consulting firm), Baton Rouge, became a director of campaigns, 1979-80; administrative assistant to Mayor Pat Screen, Baton Rouge, 1980-81; campaign manager for Virginia's Lt. Governor Richard J. Davis's bid for the U.S. Senate, 1982; worked briefly as an organizer of the South for Democratic presidential candidate Gary Hart, 1983; campaign manager for Texas state senator Lloyd Doggett's bid for the U.S. Senate, 1983-84; director of Robert P. Casey's campaign for governor of Pennsylvania, 1986; director of Wallace Wilkinson's campaign for governor of Kentucky, 1987; manager of New Jersey Senator Frank R. Lautenberg's reelection campaign, 1988; manager of Fred Hofheinz's bid for mayor of Houston, TX, 1989; Carville & Begala (a consulting firm), Washington, DC, founding partner, 1989-; campaign manager for the reelection of Casey as governor of Pennsylvania, manager of Lieutenant Governor Zell Miller's campaign for governor of Georgia, and advisor to Texas state attorney general Jim Mattox's campaign for governor of Texas, all 1990; manager of Martha Wilkinson's campaign for governor of Kentucky and Pennsylvanian Harris Wofford's campaign for the U.S. Senate, 1991; chief strategist for Bill Clinton's presidential campaign, 1991-92; advisor to James J. Florio's reelection campaign as governor of New Jersey and Richard Katz's bid for mayor of Los Angeles, 1993. Publications: (with M. Matalin and P. Knobler) All's Fair: Love, War, and Running for President, 1994; And the Horse He Rode in on, 1998; Stickin': The Case for Loyalty, 2000. Address: c/o Washington Speakers Bureau, 1663 Prince St., Alexandria, VA 22314, U.S.A.

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