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Charles Rangel

/ Source: National Journal
WASHINGTON - FEBRUARY 13: U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) speaks on NBC's 'Meet the Press' February 13, 2005 during a taping at the NBC studios in Washington, DC. Rangel talked about the reform of the social security system. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Charles RangelAlex Wong / Getty Images North America
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  • Born: June 11, 1930, New York 
  • Family: married (Alma)
  • Education: New York University, B.S., 1957; St. John's University, LL.B., 1960
  • Professional Career: Assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1959-64; legal counsel to the New York City Housing and Redevelopment Board, Neighborhood Conservation Bureau, 1963-68; general counsel to the National Advisory Commission on Selective Service, 1966.
  • Military Career: Army, 1948-52 (Korea)
  • Previous Elective Office: New York Assembly, 1966-70