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James White

State Representative
White, R-Hillister, has represented House District 19 since 2011. He serves as chair of the House Corrections Committee and sits on the Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence and Redistricting committees. After serving in the U.S. Army, White began a career as a public school teacher in Houston and was later a professor of government at Angelina College. He currently works as a business development consultant in Tyler County.