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Danny Davis' Biography

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 7, Democratic

On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House (IL) - District 7

Contact Information

2815 West Fifth Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612

2159 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515-1307

Full Name:

Danny K. Davis

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Vera; 2 Children: Jonathan, Stacey

Birth Date:

09/06/1941

Birth Place:

Parkdale, AR

Home City:

Chicago, IL

Religion:

Baptist

PhD, Public Administration, Union Institute, 1977

MS, Guidance, Chicago State University, 1968

BA, History, Arkansas Agricultural Mechanical and Normal College, 1961

State Central Committeeman, Illinois Democratic Party, 1998-present

Representative, United States House of Representatives, District 7, 1997-present

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Illinois, District 7, 2018

Commissioner, Cook County Board of Commissioners, 1990-1996

Candidate, Mayor of Chicago, 1991

Alderman, Chicago City Council, District 29, 1979-1990

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, 1984, 1986

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 Children's Caucus, 1997-present

Member, Congressional Community Health Centers Caucus, 1997-present

Member, Congressional Heart and Stroke 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, House Democratic Caucus, 1997-present

Member, Rural Health Caucus, 1997-present

Co-Chair, Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys, present

Chair, Congressional Postal Caucus, present

Chair, Congressional Sickle Cell Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Sugar Caucus, present

Co-Chair, Congressional Sugar Caucus, present

Secretary, Congressional Black Caucus

Member, Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans

Member, Congressional Iraq Fallen Heroes Caucus

Member, Congressional Pakistani Caucus

Member, Congressional Steel Caucus

Member, Congressional Ukrainian Caucus

Member, Congressional Urban Caucus

Former Member, Health Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Human Resources Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

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

Former Member, Oversight Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Co-Chair, Clinton/Gore/Braun Campaigns, 1992

Special Assistant, 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

Teacher, Chicago Public Schools, 1962-1969

Counselor, Chicago Public Schools, 1962-1969

Executive Director, Greater Lawndale Conservation Commission, 1969

Clerk, United States Postal Service, 1961-1962

Life Member, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

Member, American Public Health Association

Member, Boy Scouts of America

Member, Chicago Teachers Union

Member, Chicago Urban League

President, Community Health Centers

Member, Congress of Racial Equality

Member, Greater Lawndale Conservation Commission

Member, Lawndale People's Planning and Action Conference

President, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People(NAACP)

Speaker of the House, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People(NAACP)

Area Representative, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People(NAACP)

Area Rep/Speaker of House/President, National Association of Community Health Centers

Member, National Black Political Assembly

Member, New Galilee Mennonite Brethren Church

Deacon, New Galilee Mennonite Brethren Church

Member, Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission

Founder, Westside Association for Community Action

President, Westside Association for Community Action

Member, Democratic Ward Committee, 29th Ward, Chicago, 1984-2000

Astrological Sign:

Virgo

Father's Name:

Hezekiah D Davi

Father's Occupation:

Farmer

Mother's Name:

Mazzie Davis

Mother's Occupation:

Farmer

Priority Issues:

Facilitate Access to Education for All

Spouse's Occupation:

retired educator

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