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Marjorie MARGOLIES-MEZVINSKY

(1942- )

MARGOLIES-MEZVINSKY, Marjorie, (wife of Edward Maurice Mezvinsky), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Philadelphia, Pa., June 21, 1942; graduated from Forest Park High School, Baltimore, Md., 1959; B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1963; CBS News Foundation Fellow, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.; television journalist, WCAU-TV, 1967-1971; television journalist, NBC, 1971-1991; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third Congress (January 3, 1993-January 3, 1995); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fourth Congress in 1994; chair, National Women’s Business Council; director and deputy chair of the United States delegation to the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women, 1995.

Bibliography

Margolies-Mezvinsky, Marjorie, with Barbara Feinman. A Woman’s Place: The Freshman Women Who Changed the Face of Congress. New York: Crown Publishers, 1994; “Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky” in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. 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, 2006.

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

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