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GREEN, Al, A Representative from Texas; born in New Orleans, Jefferson Parish, La., September 1, 1947; attended Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Fla., 1966-1971; attended Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Ala.; J.D., Texas Southern University, Houston, Tex., 1974; lawyer, private practice; justice of the peace, Harris County, Tex., 1977-2004; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Ninth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2005-present).

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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Bibliography / Further Reading

"Al Green" in Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2008.

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Financial Services
    • Oversight and Investigations - Chair
  • House Committee - Homeland Security
  • House Committee - Science
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