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Al Green's Biography

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 9, Democratic

On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House (TX) - District 9

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Post Office Box 56761
Houston, TX 77256

3003 South Loop West
Suite 460
Houston, TX 77054

2347 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

Al Green

Gender:

Male

Family:

Divorced

Birth Date:

09/01/1947

Birth Place:

New Orleans, LA

Home City:

Houston, TX

Religion:

Baptist

Attended, Howard University

Attended, Tuskegee Institute of Technology

JD, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University, 1974

Attended, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1971

Representative, United States House of Representatives, Texas, District 9, 2004-present

Assistant Democratic Whip, United States House of Representatives

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Texas, District 9, 2018, 2020

Member, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus

Member, Congressional Black Caucus

Former Member, Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Housing and Insurance Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Co-Manager/Co-Founder, Green, Wilson, Dewberry and Fitch

Former Instructor, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University

Justice of the Peace, Harris County, Texas, 1977-2004

Member, Alpha Phi Alpha, present

Co-Founder, Black and Brown Coalition

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

Founder, Houston Fair Share Program

Astrological Sign:

Virgo

Awards:

Turquoise Award, Turkish American Chamber of Commerce

W.E.B. Dubois Centennial Founders Award, Houston Chapter, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

Leadership Award, Bay Area New Democrats

Heroes Award, Texas State Chapter, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

Founders Day Award, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

Confucius Culture Outstanding Contribution Award, American Confucius Foundation

Stella Trimble Community Award, Fountain of Praise Church

IBN Sina Foundation Award, IBN Sina Foundation

Realtor Legacy Award, Texas Association of Realtors

Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund Award, Presidents and Members Professional Conference, Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund

Lifetime Contribution Award, National Black Law Students Association

Mickey Leland 2006 Humanitarian Award, Missouri City Area Chapter, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

Pillar of the Community Award, Black History Association

Leaders Appreciation Award, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)

Thurgood Marshall Recognition Award, Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs, Texas Southern University

Equality of Justice Award, Texas State Chapter, Council on American-Islamic Relations

Friend of the Homeless, Coalition for the Homeless

Award of Recognition Appreciation Award, Unified Veterans of America

Hobbies or Special Talents:

Collecting news articles

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