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                        Ackerman ACKERMAN, Gary Leonard, a Representative from New York; born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 19, 1942; graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1960; B.A., Queens College, Flushing, N.Y., 1965; attended, St. John’s University, Jamaica, N.Y., 1966; teacher; member of the New York state senate, 1979-1983; business owner; unsuccessful candidate for city council, New York City, N.Y., 1977; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Benjamin Rosenthal, and reelected to the fourteen succeeding Congresses (March 1, 1983-January 3, 2013); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress in 2012.

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Representative 01/03/1993 01/03/2013 5 House of Representatives NY
Representative 01/03/1983 01/03/1993 7 House of Representatives NY
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