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.
|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|
From 1996 to 1999, during the Clinton Administration, he was the United States Ambassador to China.
- ↑ "Sasser, James Ralph — Biographical Information". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 2007-06-15.