Kenny Marchant is a Representative from Texas. Born in Bonham, Tex. in 1951, he earned his B.A. from South Nazarene University in 1974 and attended Nazarene Theological Seminary from 1975-1976. He was a real estate developer, a member of the Carrollton, Tex., city council from 1980-1984, the mayor of Carrollton, Tex. from 1984-1987, and a member of the Texas state house of representatives from 1987-2004. He was elected as a Republican to the 109th and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2005-present).