|United States Ambassador to China|
February 14, 1996 – July 1, 1999
|Preceded by||J. Stapleton Roy|
|Succeeded by||Joseph Prueher|
|United States Senator|
January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1995
|Preceded by||Bill Brock|
|Succeeded by||Bill Frist|
James Ralph Sasser
September 30, 1936
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
|Education||University of Tennessee, Knoxville|
Vanderbilt University (BA, LLB)
|Branch/service||United States Marine Corps|
|Years of service||1957-1963|
James Ralph Sasser (born September 30, 1936) is an American politician and attorney. He is a Democrat. He was a United States Senator from Tennessee from 1977 to 1995, and was Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee.
From 1996 to 1999, during the Clinton Administration, he was the United States Ambassador to China.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Sasser, James Ralph — Biographical Information". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 2007-06-15.