Gregory Meeks

Gregory Meeks

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Gregory Weldon Meeks is the U.S. Representative for New York's 6th congressional district, serving since 1998. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district includes most of Southeastern Queens including Jamaica, Laurelton, Rosedale, Saint Albans, Springfield Gardens, and Far Rockaway, as well as John F. Kennedy International Airport. His district is made up mainly of middle-class and upper middle-class African-American communities, but also includes a small part of Ozone Park and part of Howard Beach known as Old Howard Beach, both of which are mainly made up of middle-class Italian-Americans. He also represents much of Kew Gardens and northern Richmond Hill, middle-class white and South Asian neighborhoods. Born in East Harlem, New York City and raised in a housing project, Meeks attended Adelphi University and obtained a law degree from Howard University School of Law. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternityshow more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135730959
  • 9786135730951