Chapters: John Boozman. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 75. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: JohnMoreChapters: John Boozman. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 75. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: John Nichols Boozman, O.D. (born December 10, 1950) is an American politician who has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 2001, representing Arkansass 3rd congressional district (map).
The district is located in the northwestern part of the state and includes Fort Smith, Fayetteville, Rogers, Russellville and Bentonville. He is currently the sole Republican member of Congress (in either House) from Arkansas. The seat has been in continuous Republican hands since 1967, when John Paul Hammerschmidt upset James William Trimble in the 1966 general election.
He won the May 2010 Republican primary for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Blanche Lambert Lincoln. In 1998, Lincoln defeated Boozmans older brother, Fay Boozman (1946-2005), a state senator, for the position. Lincoln is seeking a third term for the Senate in the Democratic primary. Boozman was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas, the son of Marie (nee Nichols) and Fay Winford Boozman, Jr.
(1923-1991). Boozmans father, whose last address was in Rogers, Arkansas, was a Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force. After graduating from Northside High School in Fort Smith, Boozman played football for the Arkansas Razorbacks at the University of Arkansas while completing his pre-optometry requirements. He graduated from the Southern College of Optometry in 1977 and entered private practice that same year as co-founder of Boozman-Hof Regional Eye Clinic in Rogers, which has become a major provider of eye care to Northwest Arkansas.
He established the low vision program at the Arkansas School for the Blind in Little Rock and worked as a volunteer optometrist at an area clinic that provides medical ser...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=40855