Jim Howell

Jim Howell REPRepublican

American politician in Michigan (born 1949)

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Jim HowellREPRepublican American politician in Michigan (born 1949)
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James C. Howell (born April 29, 1949) is an American lawyer and politician from Michigan. He is a former member of the Michigan House of Representatives who represented a portion of Saginaw County from 1999 through 2004.He attended Millington High School and is a 1967 graduate of St. Paul's Seminary in Michigan.He graduated from Delta College with an Associate of Arts, Saginaw Valley State University with a Bachelor of Science, and from Cooley Law School with a Juris Doctor.Howell was an air traffic controller in the United States Air Force and an officer with the Saginaw County Sheriff's Department and the Saginaw Police Department from 1972 to 1981. He also was an attorney for Dow Chemical from 1981 to 1983, and practiced privately from 1983 until his election to the House in 1998. Howell is a vocal advocate for Michigan's system of no-fault auto insurance because his son was critically injured in an accident in 2005.From 2005 to 2009 he was an Assistant Attorney General of Michigan.Since 2010 he has served as President of Sammael, Inc.He was a judicial candidate for the 10th Circuit Court in Michigan in 2010. He lost to James Borchard.

Education5 - 5 of 3
Thomas N. Cooley Law School
JD
1980
Saginaw Valley State University
BS
1977
Delta College
AA
1975
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Representative
Michigan State House
1998 - 2004
Attorney
Otto, Demetrion & Howell, PC
1983 - 1998
Attorney
The Dow Chemical Company
1981 - 1983
Officer
Saginaw Police Department
1972 - 1981
Turnkey
Saginaw County Sheriff's Department
1972 - 1973
Orderly
Saginaw General Hospital
1971 - 1972
Sargeant
United States Air Force - Air Traffic Control
1967 - 1971