Gregory Meeks

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Democratic New York

U.S. House (New York 6)


Family: Wife: Simone-Marie; 3 Children: Ebony, Aja, Nia-Aiyana

Born: 09/25/1953 New York City

Home: Far Rockaway, New York

Religion: African Methodist Episcopal

Education: JD, Howard University Law School, 1978 BA, History/Political Science, Adelphi University, 1975

Profession: Supervising Judge, New York State Worker's Compensation Board, 1984-1992 Counsel, New York State Investigation Commission, 1982-1984 Assistant District Attorney, Queens County, 1978-1982 Special Narcotics Prosecutor, State of New York

Political: Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1998-present Special Election, United States House of Representatives, February 3, 1998 Assemblyman, New York State Assembly, 1992-1998

Congressional Membership: Chair, New Markets Initiative, Congressional Black Caucus Congressional Services Caucus Democratic Leadership Council Co-Chair, Dialogue Caucus Co-Chair, Malaysia Caucus Middle East Economic Partnership Caucus National Black Caucus of State Legislators Incorporated New Democrat Coalition Organization of American States Caucus Co-Chair, Services Caucus

Organization Membership: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Coalition of 100 Black Men Past Chair, Council of Black Elected Democrats National Association for the Advancement of Colored People National Bar Association Deacon, Saint John's Baptist Church Founder, Thurgood Marshall Regular Democratic Club United Black Men of Queens


Financial Services

Foreign Affairs

Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights

Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific

Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology

Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit

Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere