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Charles B. Rangel

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Birthday
11, 1930
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
11, 1930 (age 88)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Politician and Democrat who has spent over four decades in the New York House of Representatives and is known for his candor and genial character. In 2007 he became the first African-American Chair of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee.

Before Fame

He earned a Bronze Star in the Korean War while serving in the U.S. Army.

Trivia

He was the first member of Congress to declare support for the Occupy Wall Street movement and made several visits to their nearby demonstration site in Zuccotti Park.

Family Life

He got married to Alma Rangel.

Associated With

He, like Rudolph Giuliani, was a politician from New York.