Danny Davis

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Democratic Illinois

U.S. House (Illinois 7)


Family: Wife: Vera; 2 Children: Jonathan, Stacey

Born: 09/06/1941 Parkdale, AR

Home: Chicago, Illinois

Religion: Baptist

Education: PhD, Public Administration, Union Institute, 1977 MA, Guidance, Chicago State University, 1968 BA, History, Arkansas Agricultural, Mechanical and Normal (AM&N) College, 1961

Profession: Special Assistant to the President, Mile Square Community Health Center, 1976-1981 Executive Director, West Side Health Planning, 1972-1979 Consultant, Westside Health Planning, 1971-1972 Director of Training, Martin Luther King Junior Health Center, 1969-1971 Executive Director, Greater Lawndale Conservation Commission, 1969 Teacher/Counselor, Chicago Public Schools, 1962-1969 Clerk, United States Postal Service, 1961-1962

Political: U.S. House, IllinoisHouse of Representatives, 1997-present Member, State Central Committee, Illinois Democratic Party, 1998-present Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1997-present Member, Democratic Ward Committee, 29th Ward, Chicago, 1984-2000 Commissioner, Cook County Board of Commissioners, 1990-1996 Co-Chair, Clinton/Gore/Braun Campaigns, 1992 Candidate, Mayor of Chicago, 1991 Alderman, Chicago City Council, 1979-1990 Candidate, United States House of Representatives, 1984, 1986

Congressional Membership: Secretary, Congressional Black Caucus, 2005-present Member, Caucus on Community Health Centers, 1997-present Member, Congressional Art Caucus, 1997-present Member, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, 1997-present Member, Congressional Black Caucus, 1997-present Member, Congressional Cancer Caucus, 1997-present Member, Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, 1997-present Member, Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans, 1997-present Member, Congressional Children's Caucus, 1997-present Member, Congressional Community Health Centers Caucus, 1997-present Member, Congressional Heart and Stroke Caucus, 1997-present Member, Congressional Iraq Fallen Heroes Caucus, 1997-present Member, Congressional Labor and Working Families Caucus, 1997-present Member, Congressional Mental Health Caucus, 1997-present Member, Congressional Progressive Caucus, 1997-present Member, Congressional Steel Caucus, 1997-present Member, Rural Health Caucus, 1997-present Member, Congressional Pakistani Caucus Chair, Congressional Postal Caucus Member, Congressional Ukrainian Caucus Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission

Organization Membership: Life Member, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity American Public Health Association Boy Scouts of America Chicago Teachers Union Chicago Urban League President, Community Health Centers Congress of Racial Equality Greater Lawndale Conservation Commission Lawndale People's Planning and Action Conference President/Speaker of the House/Area Representative, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) National Black Political Assembly Founder/President, Westside Association for Community Action


Oversight and Government Reform

Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, Postal Service, and the District of Columbia

Subcommittee on Income Security and Family Support

Subcommittee on Information Policy, Census, and National Archives

Subcommittee on Oversight

Ways and Means


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