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Gordon Fox's Biography

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Full Name:

Gordon D. Fox



Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Providence, RI

Home City:

Providence, RI


Roman Catholic

Attended, Providence College

JD, Northeastern University School of Law, 1991

BA, Rhode Island College, 1985

Representative, Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1993-2014

Speaker of the House, Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 2010-2014

Majority Leader, Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 2002-2010

Community Relations, Governor's Select Commission on Race and Police, 1999-present

Member, Rhode Island Refunding Bond Authority, 1999-present

Member, Rhode Island State Retirement Board, 1997-present

Advisory Board Member, Rhode Island Justice Commission, 1996-present

Member, Rhode Island Housing and Conservation Board, 1994-present

Member, Rhode Island Historic Preservation and Heritage Committee, 1993-present

Member, Governor’s Justice Commission

Chair, Rhode Island Caucus of Minority State Legislators

Member, Board of Governors, Rhode Island for Higher Education

Member, Board of Trustees, Hospice Care of Rhode Island

Treasurer, Genesis Center

Member, Mount Hope Learning Center

Member, Mount Hope Neighborhood Association

Board Member, New England Board of Higher Education

Member, Providence Performing Arts Center

Member, Rhode Island Bar Association

Member, Rhode Island Black Lawyers Association

Member, Rhode Island Children's Crusade for Higher Education

Member, Rhode Island State Retirement Board

Member, Rhode Island Trial Lawyers Association

Member, Summit Neighborhood Association

Board Member, Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA)