James A. Himes is a Representative from Connecticut. Born in Lima, Peru, in 1966, he earned his A.B. from Harvard University in 1988 and his M. Phil. from Oxford University in 1990.
He was a banking executive, non-profit executive, and member of the Greenwich, CT, housing authority from 2003-2006, serving as chairman from 2003-2006. He was also a member of the Greenwich, CT, board of estimate and taxation from 2006-2007.
He was elected to the 111th and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2009-present).