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Jeff Merkley's Biography

Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Jr, Democratic

Contact Information

310 Southeast Second Street
Suite 105
Pendleton, OR 97801

405 East 8th Avenue
Suite 2010
Eugene, OR 97401

131 Northwest Hawthorne Avenue
Suite 208
Bend, OR 97701

121 Southwest Salmon Street
Suite 1400
Portland, OR 97204

10 South Bartlett Street
Suite 201
Medford, OR 97501

161 High Street Southeast, Suite 250
Salem, OR 97301

313 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Full Name:

Jeffery 'Jeff' A. Merkley

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Mary; 2 Children: Jonathan, Brynne

Birth Date:

10/24/1956

Birth Place:

Myrtle Creek, OR

Home City:

Portland, OR

Religion:

Christian

MA, Princeton University, 1982

BA, Stanford University, 1979

Senator, United States Senate, 2008-present

Former Democratic Leader, Oregon State House of Representatives

Speaker of the House, Oregon State House of Representatives, 2007-2008

Representative, Oregon State House of Representatives, 1998-2008

Former Member, Africa and Global Health Policy Subcommittee, United States Senate

Former Member, Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, United States Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee on Economic Policy, United States Senate

Former Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protections, United States Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development , United States Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee on Superfund, Waste Management, and Regulatory Oversight, United States Senate

Former National Security Analyst, Congressional Budget Office

Former Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity, Portland

Former Director of Housing Development, Human Solutions

Former National Security Analyst, United States Congress

Former President, World Affairs Council of Oregon

Member, Habitat for Humanity

Founder, People's Investment Opportunity Program

Founder, Walk for Humanity

Father's Occupation:

Sawmill Worker

Pets (include names):

1 dog: Sadie

Spouse's Occupation:

Nurse

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