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ELIJAH E. CUMMINGS, U.S. Representative (Democrat), 7th Congressional District (parts of Baltimore City & Baltimore County), Maryland.

2419 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
(202) 225-4741
fax: (202) 225-3178

Member of U.S. House of Representatives since 1996. Member, Government Reform and Oversight Committee, 1996-; Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, 1996- (coast guard & maritime transportation subcommittee; water resources & environment subcommittee).

Member, House of Delegates, 1983-96. Speaker Pro Tem, 1995-96. Vice-Chair, Economic Matters Committee, 1993-94 (chair, workers' compensation subcommittee, 1994-96). Vice-Chair, Constitutional and Administrative Law Committee, 1987-92. House Chair, Workers' Compensation Benefit and Insurance Oversight Committee, 1989-96. Member, Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review, 1991-92; Legislative Policy Committee, 1995-96; Spending Affordability Committee, 1995-96. Chair Emeritus, Maryland Legislative Black Caucus (chair, committee on economic development).

Chair, Governor's Commission on Black Males, 1990-96.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, January 18, 1951. Attended Baltimore City College; Howard University, B.S., 1973; University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1976. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1976. Attorney. Chief Judge, Maryland Moot Court Board; Phi Beta Kappa; Outstanding U.S. Student Government Leader Award, Royal Arts Society of London; Major Achievement Award for Scholastic Accomplishment from Afro-American newspaper. President, Bancroft Literary Society.

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