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Richard Andrew Gephardt's Biography

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Full Name:

Richard Andrew 'Dick' Gephardt




Wife: Jane Ann Byrnes; 3 Children: Matt, Chrissy, Katie

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Birth Place:

Saint Louis, MO

Home City:

Saint Louis, MO



JD, University of Michigan Law School, 1965

BS, Northwestern University, 1962

Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1976-2004

Primary Candidate, United States President, 2003-2004

House Minority Leader, 1995-2002

Candidate, Democratic Nomination for President, 1988

City Councilmember, Saint Louis Board of Alderman, 1971-1976

Experience, Airpower Caucus

Experience, Congressional Arts Caucus

Experience, Congressional Automotive Caucus

Experience, Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans

Experience, Congressional Competitiveness Caucus

Associate Member, Congressional Hispanic Caucus

Experience, Congressional Human Rights Caucus

Experience, Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus

Experience, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

Experience, Democratic Policy Committee

Experience, Older Americans Caucus

Democratic Leadership Council, Past Chair

Co-Chair, Steering Committee

Chair, Democratic Caucus, 1984

Partner, Thompson & Mitchell Law Firm, Attorney, 1965-1977

Chair, Bar Association of Metro St. Louis, Young Lawyer's Section, 1971-1973

Missouri Air National Guard, 1965-1971

Experience, Bar Association of Metropolitan Saint Louis

Experience, Boy Scouts of America

Experience, Children's United Research Effort

Experience, Kiwanis

Experience, Missouri Bar Association