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(1962- )

FIELDS, Cleo, a Representative from Louisiana; born in Baton Rouge, La., November 22, 1962; B.A., Southern University, 1984, J.D., Southern University School of Law, 1987; founder, Young Adults for Positive Action; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1990 to the One Hundred Second Congress; Louisiana State senator, 1986-1992; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third and One Hundred Fourth Congresses (January 3, 1993-January 3, 1997); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fifth Congress.


”Cleo Fields” 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.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present