Emanuel Cleaver

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Democratic Missouri

U.S. House (Missouri 5)


Family: Wife: Dianne; 4 Children: Emanuel III, Emil, Evan, Marissa

Born: 10/27/1944 Waxahachie, TX

Home: Kansas City, Missouri

Religion: United Methodist (UMC)

Education: MDiv, Saint Paul School of Theology, 1974 BS, Sociology, Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical (A&M) University

Profession: Senior Pastor, Saint James United Methodist Church, 1969-present Host, Under the Clock, KCUR Radio, 2000-2004 Founder, Harmony in a World of Difference, 1991 Founder, Kansas City Chapter, Southern Christian Leadership Conference

Political: Representative, United States House of Representatives, 2005-present Mayor, Kansas City, Missouri, 1991-1999 Member, City Council, Kansas City, Missouri, 1979-1991

Congressional Membership: Past Chair, Planning and Zoning Committee

Organization Membership: Past Chair, American Jazz Museum Past Board Member, Brush Creek Community Partners President, National Black Conference of Mayors Board Member, Saint Luke's Hospital Member, United States Conference of Mayors Past Board Member, University of Missouri, Kansas City


Financial Services

Homeland Security

Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology

Subcommittee on Emergency Communications, Preparedness, and Response

Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit

Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity

Subcommittee on Transportation Security and Infrastructure Protection