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SLATTERY, James Charles, a Representative from Kansas; born in Good Intent, Atchison County, Kans., August 4, 1948; attended public schools in Atchison, Kans.; attended the Netherlands School of International Business and Economics, 1969; B.S., Washburn University, Topeka, Kans., 1970; J.D., Washburn University Law School, Topeka, 1974; Kansas Army National Guard; realtor; admitted to the Kansas bar, 1975 and commenced practice in Topeka; elected to the Kansas house of representatives, 1972-1978; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983-January 3, 1995); was not a candidate for reelection in 1994, but was an unsuccessful candidate for election for Governor of Kansas; has been a partner at Wiley Rein since leaving Congress.