CANTOR, Eric

CANTOR, Eric
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1963–

Biography

CANTOR, Eric, a Representative from Virginia; born in Richmond, Henrico County, Va., June 6, 1963; B.A., George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1985; J.D., College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va., 1988; M.S., Columbia University, New York, N.Y., 1989; lawyer; small businessman; member of the Virginia state house of delegates, 1992-2001; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Seventh and to the six succeeding Congresses until his resignation on August 18, 2014 (January 3, 2001-August 18, 2014); unsuccessful candidate for renomination to the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress in 2014; minority whip (One Hundred Eleventh Congress); majority leader (One Hundred Twelfth and One Hundred Thirteenth Congresses).

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Bibliography / Further Reading

Cantor, Eric., Kevin McCarthy, and Paul Ryan. Young Guns: A New Generation of Conservative Leaders. New York: Threshold Editions, 2010.

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