|U.S. House, Maryland , District 6|
|High school||Springbrook High School|
|Bachelor's||University of Maryland|
|Place of birth||Nashville, Tennessee|
James was born in Nashville, Tennessee. He moved to Maryland at age 4. He graduated from Springbrook High School and tested out of first year of college. He spent 2 years at University of Delaware. James studied American History at the University of Maryland.
- Issuer of Just Money, a local currency for Germantown Maryland.
- Cost evaluation system coordinator, Intel
James ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Maryland's 6th District. James sought the nomination on the Republican ticket, but he was defeated by incumbent Roscoe Bartlett in the April 3, 2012, primary.
James is married with 2 children.
- Maryland State Board of Elections, "Primary Election Results 2012" accessed April 3, 2012
- Peter James For Congress for the 4th district Maryland-2008 "Info" accessed January 19, 2012
- Maryland State Board of Elections, "Candidates" accessed January 6, 2012 (dead link)
- Maryland State Board of Elections, "2012 Presidential Primary Election Results," accessed March 24, 2014