Kweisi Mfume (b. 1948)
MSA SC 3520-2093
Born Frizzell Gray in Baltimore, Maryland, October 24, 1948. Attended public schools; B.S., Morgan State University, 1976; M.A., The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1984. Six sons.
Assistant professor, Morgan State University, Baltimore. Program director for a radio station. Member, Baltimore City council, 1979-1986. U.S. Representative from Maryland (D) District 7, January 3, 1987-February 15, 1996 (resigned). Member, Banking and Financial Services Committee, General Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee; Committee on Education; Small Business Committee; Ethics Committee; Joint Economic Committee (chair); Congressional Black Caucus (chair, Task Force on Affirmative Action); House Democratic Caucus (vice-chair, Communications). President and chief executive officer, NAACP, February 20, 1996-2004. Honorary co-chair, Task Force to end Smoking in Maryland, 1999. Member, Board of Visitors, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis; Advisory Board, Schomburg Commission for the Preservation of Black Culture; Senior Advisory Committee, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; Board of Trustees, The Johns Hopkins University; Board of Regents, Morgan State University, 2001-2007; Meyerhoff National Advisory Board of the University of Maryland; People for the American Way. Member, Gamma Boule Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity; Most Worshipful Prince Hall Masons; Big Brothers and Big Sisters.
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