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José Serrano's Biography

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 15, Democratic

Contact Information

1231 Lafayette Avenue, 4th Floor
Bronx, NY 10474

2354 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

José E. Serrano

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Mary; 5 Children

Birth Date:

10/24/1943

Birth Place:

Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

Home City:

Bronx, NY

Religion:

Roman Catholic

Attended, Lehman College, The City University of New York, 1961

Representative, United States House of Representatives, New York, District 15, 2013-present

Former Senior Minority Whip, United States House of Representatives

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 15, 2018

Representative, United States House of Representatives, New York, District 16, 1993-2013

Representative, United States House of Representatives, New York, District 18, 1989-1993

Assembly Member, New York State Assembly, 1974-1990

Member, Civil Rights Task Force, Congressional Hispanic Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Black Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Children's Working Group, present

Member, Congressional Diabetes Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Fire Services Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Hispanic Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Human Rights Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Narcotics Abuse and Control Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Older Americans Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Progressive Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Urban Caucus, present

Vice Chair, Democratic Steering Committee, present

Member, Executive Board, Congressional Arts Caucus, present

Member, Executive Committee, Albanian Issues Caucus, present

Former Chair, Congressional Hispanic Caucus

Former Member, Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, United States House of Representatives

Employee, Community School District 7, District 7, 1969-1974

Employee, Manufacturers Hanover Bank, 1961-1969

Private, United States Army Medical Corps, 172nd Support Battalion, 1964-1966

Former Chair, South Bronx Community Corporation

Candidate, Democratic Primary for Bronx Borough President, 1985

Delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1976

Member, New York City Board of Education, 1969-1974

Astrological Sign:

Scorpio

Father's Name:

José 'Pepe'

Hobbies or Special Talents:

Running

Mother's Name:

Hipolita 'Pola'

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