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Matt Cartwright's Biography

Office: U.S. House (PA) - District 8, Democratic

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Post Office Box 414
Scranton, PA 18501
Phone: 570-687-5393
Phone: 570-871-4330

20 North Pennsylvania Avenue
Suite 201
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711

226 Wyoming Avenue
Scranton, PA 18503

1034 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

Matthew 'Matt' Alton Cartwright

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Marion; 2 Children: Jack, Matthew

Birth Date:

05/01/1961

Birth Place:

Erie, PA

Home City:

Moosic, PA

Religion:

Roman Catholic

JD, University of Pennsylvania School of Law, 1986

BA, History, Hamilton College, 1979-1983

Attended, London School of Economics and Political Science, 1981-1982

Graduated, Upper Canada College, 1979

Representative, United States House of Representatives, Pennsylvania, District 8, 2019-present

Regional Whip, United States House of Representatives

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Pennsylvania, District 8, 2018, 2020

Representative, United States House of Representatives, Pennsylvania, District 17, 2012-2018

Member, Congressional Progressive Caucus, present

Former Member, Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Natural Resources Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Oversight and Reform Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Federal Lands, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits, and Administrative Rules, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on the Interior, United States House of Representatives

Co-Author, Litigating Business and Commercial Tort Cases, 2011-present

Partner, Munley, Munley and Cartwright, Professional Corporation, 1988-2012

On-Air Legal Analyst, WBRE-TV, Nexstar Broadcasting Group, 2005-2011

Associate Attorney, Litigation Department, Montgomery, McCracken, Walker and Rhoads, Limited Liability Partnership, 1986-1989

Member, International Society of Barristers, 2008-present

Member, Phi Beta Kappa, 1983-present

Volunteer, Boy Scouts of America

Volunteer, Hope Center Legal Clinic

Volunteer, Victims' Compensation Fund

Member, Board of Governors, American Association for Justice, 2009-2011

District Governor, Rotary International District 7410, 2001-2002

Elected Delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1992

Associate Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 1984-1986

Awards:

Magna Cum Laude Graduate, Hamilton College;

2011 Silver Beaver Award, Northeastern Pennsylvania Council of the Boy Scouts of America

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