José Serrano

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Democratic, Working Families New York

U.S. House (New York 16)


Family: Wife, Mary Staucet; 5 Children

Born: 10/24/1943 Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

Home: Bronx, New York

Religion: Roman Catholic

Education: Attended, Lehman College, City University of New York

Profession: Community School District 7, 1969-1974 Manufacturers Hanover Bank, 1961-1969 United States Army Medical Corps, 172nd Support Battalion, 1964-1966

Political: Senior Majority Whip, United States House of Representatives, present Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1990-present Assemblyman, New York State Assembly, 1974-1990 Sought Democratic Nomination for Bronx Borough President, 1985

Congressional Membership: Chair, member, Congressional Hispanic Caucus, 1993-1994, 1993-present Member, Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Civil Rights Task Force, present Member, House Appropriations Committee Executive Committee, Albanian Issues Caucus Executive Board, Congressional Arts Caucus Congressional Black Caucus Congressional Children's Working Group Congressional Diabetes Caucus Congressional Fire Services Caucus Congressional Human Rights Caucus Congressional Narcotics Abuse and Control Caucus Congressional Older Americans Caucus Congressional Progressive Caucus Congressional Urban Caucus Vice Chair, Democratic Steering Committee



Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies

Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government

Subcommittee on Homeland Security