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Katherine Clark

Born: Jul 17, 1963

Birthplace: New Haven

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Katherine Clark

Date of Birth : Jul 17, 1963
Birth Place : New Haven

Katherine Marlea Clark is an American politician who has served as the United States Representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district since 2013. She is a resident of Melrose, Massachusetts and a member of the Democratic Party. She was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 2008 to 2011, and a member of the Massachusetts Senate from 2011 to 2013. Born in Connecticut, Clark worked as an attorney in several states before moving to Massachusetts in 1995, where she worked in state government. She joined the Melrose School Committee in 2002, becoming committee chair in 2005. She was first elected to the state legislature in 2007, and contributed to legislation regarding criminal justice, education, and municipal pensions. She won the 2013 special election for the U.S. House of Representatives to succeed Ed Markey in the 5th district and sits on the House Natural Resources Committee.

Profession


  • Lawyer
  • Politician

Spouse


  • Rodney S. Dowell

Children


  • Nathaniel Dowell
  • Addison Dowell
  • Jared Dowell
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