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Allen West's Biography

On The Ballot: Running, Republican for Governor (TX)

Contact Information


Post Office Box 740846
Dallas, TX 75374

Full Name:

Allen West




Wife: Angela; 2 Children: Aubrey, Austen

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Atlanta, GA

BA, Political Science, University of Tennessee

MA, Political Science, Kansas State University

MA, Political Theory and Military Operations, United States Army Command and General Staff Officer College

Representative, United States House of Representatives, 2011-2012

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 18, 2012

Experience, Former High School Teacher

Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army, retired


Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (3), Army Commendation Medal (3) one with Valor, Valorious Unit Award, Army Achievement Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon (2), National Defense Service Medal (3), Kuwait Liberation Medal, Saudi Arabia- Kuwait Liberation Medal, Army Services Ribbon, United States Army Master Parachutist Badge, United States Marine Corps Parachutist Insignia, Unites States Army Air Assault Badge, Italian Parachutist Badge, German Proficiency Award (Bronze)