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Ed Markey's Biography

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

On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr

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7 Townsend Street
Malden, MA 02148

222 Milliken Boulevard, Suite 312
Fall River, MA 02721

975 John Fitzgerald Kennedy Federal Building
15 New Sudbury Street
Boston, MA 02203

1550 Main Street, 4th Floor
Springfield, MA 01103

255 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Full Name:

Edward 'Ed' J. Markey

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Susan

Birth Date:

07/11/1946

Birth Place:

Malden, MA

Home City:

Malden, MA

Religion:

Roman Catholic

JD, Boston College Law School, 1972

BA, Boston College, 1968

Senator, United States Senate, 2013-present

Candidate, United States Senate, 2020

Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1976-2013

Representative, Commonwealth of Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1972-1976

Member, Congressional Progressive Caucus, present

Former Member, Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security Subcommittee, United States Senate

Member, Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe

Member, Congressional Biomedical Research Caucus

Co-Chair/Founder, Congressional Caucus on Alzheimer's Disease

Member, Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues

Member, Congressional Competitiveness Caucus

Co-Founder, Congressional Cystic Fibrosis Caucus

Member, Congressional Narcotics Abuse and Control Caucus

Co-Chair/Co-Founder, Congressional Privacy Caucus

Former Member, Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security Subcommittee, United States Senate

Former Chair, Energy and Environment Subcommittee, Energy and Commerce Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Europe and Regional Security Cooperation Subcommittee, United States Senate

Former Member, Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife Subcommittee, United States Senate

Member, Law Enforcement Caucus

Co-Chair/Founder, Non-Proliferation Caucus

Former Member, Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard Subcommittee, United States Senate

Co-Chair, Public Broadcasting Caucus

Former Ranking Member, Space, Science, and Competitiveness Subcommittee, United States Senate

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

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

Former Member, Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security, United States Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, and Global Women’s Issues

Chair, Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, United States House of Representatives, 2007-2010

Senior Member, House Homeland Security Committee, 2003-2009

Writer, The Huffington Post, 2005-present

Lawyer, Private Practice

Author, "Nuclear Peril", 1982

Served, United States Army Reserves, 1968-1973

Co-President, Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament

Astrological Sign:

Cancer

Father's Occupation:

Milkman

Publications:

With Douglas C. Waller, Nuclear Peril: The Politics of Proliferation (Cambridge, MA: Ballinger Publishing Company, 1982)

Spouse's Occupation:

Physician and Public Health Expert

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