James A. Lewis

James A. (Jim) Lewis (born 1933, died February 22, 1997 in Old Saybrook, Connecticut) was the Libertarian Party's Vice-Presidential candidate in the 1984 U.S. presidential election, sharing the party ticket with David Bergland.

Lewis, from his home in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, made campaign stops across the United States during his campaign, and co-authored a book with Jim Peron, entitled "Liberty Reclaimed".

Lewis had earlier (1982) run for U.S. Senate in Connecticut as a Libertarian finishing fourth (receiving 8,163 Votes (0.75% [http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/1982election.pdf] ) and had served for a time as a representative to the Libertarian National Committee.

Lewis graduated from Babson College in 1958, and spent many years as a salesman for the General Book Binding Company of Cleveland, OH.

External links

* [http://www.lp.org/lpn/9704-Lewis.html Libertarian Party News' obituary on James A. Lewis]


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