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Gregory Meeks

Born: Sep 25, 1953

Birthplace: New York City

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Gregory Meeks

Date of Birth : Sep 25, 1953
Birth Place : New York City

Gregory Weldon Meeks is the U.S. Representative for New York's 5th congressional district, formerly in the 6th District since 1998. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district formerly included, in the last congress, most of southeastern Queens, including Jamaica, Laurelton, Rosedale, Cambria Heights, Saint Albans, Springfield Gardens, Far Rockaway, and the John F. Kennedy International Airport. His district is made up mainly of middle and upper middle-class African-American and West Indian American communities, but also included a small part of Ozone Park and part of Howard Beach known as Old Howard Beach, both of which are predominantly middle-class Italian-American communities. In addition, he represented much of Kew Gardens and northern Richmond Hill.

Profession


  • Politician

Also known as


  • Gregory Weldon Meeks

Spouse


  • Marie Meeks

Children


  • Ebony Meeks
  • Aja Meeks
  • Nia-Aiyana Meeks
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