|Member of the MississippiHouseofRepresentatives |
from the 112th district
|Born||July 8, 1941|
Bunkie, Louisiana, United States
John O. Read (born July 8, 1941) is an American politician. He is a member of the Mississippi House of Representatives from the 112th District, being first elected in 1992. Read previously served as a councilman and the City of Gautier's mayor.He became a member of the Republican Party in 2003, having previously been a Democrat. Read's current term ends in January 2024..
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