- Name: Jim Jeffords
- Born: 05/11/1934
- Died: 08/18/2014 (80 years old)
James Merrill Jeffords (May 11, 1934– August 18, 2014) was an American politician who served as a U.S. Senator from Vermont. Sworn into the Senate in 1989, he served as a Republican until 2001, when he left the party to become an independent and began caucusing with the Democrats. Jeffords retired from the Senate in 2007. Prior to serving in the Senate, he served as the U.S. Representative for Vermont’s at-large congressional district from 1975 to 1989.
Birth Name: James Merrill Jeffords
Alias: James Merrill Jeffords
Birth Place: Rutland, Vermont, U.S.
Death Place: Washington, D.C., U.S.
Jim Jeffords quotes :
Since the day he came into office, President Bush has worked to gut more than 34 years of hard work by weakening many of our Nation's standing environmental laws, some of which were signed into law by his father.Jim Jeffords
This Bush administration has a growing credibility gap, maybe even a credibility chasm, on environmental policy. The President has lost the trust of the American people when it comes to the environment.Jim Jeffords