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Jim Whelan's Biography


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Full Name:

James 'Jim' Whelan




Wife: Kathy; 1 Child: Richard

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Philadelphia, PA

Home City:

Atlantic City, NJ

BA, English Education, Temple University

MEd, Temple University

Senator, New Jersey State Senate, District 2, 2008-2017

Assembly Member, New Jersey State General Assembly, 2006-2007

Mayor, Atlantic City, 1990-2001

Member, Atlantic City Council, 1982-1990

Candidate, Freeholder, 1981

Former Member, Economic Growth Committee, New Jersey State Senate

Former Member, Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee, New Jersey State Senate

Former Member, Higher Education Committee, New Jersey General Assembly

Former Chair, State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee, New Jersey State Senate

Teacher, Martin Luther King School, 1977-present

Former Swimming Coach, Atlantic City Elementary School

Member, Board of Directors, Atlantic City Convention and Visitors Bureau, present

President, New Jersey Conference of Mayors, 2001

Spouse's Occupation:

Elementary School Teacher