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Chris Gibson

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13, 1964
New York
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13, 1964 (age 58)
New York


In 2011, this Republican Party politician became a United States Representative from New York. Previously, he had served in the Persian Gulf, Kosovo, and Iraq wars as a Colonel in the United States Army.

Before Fame

After earning his bachelor's degree in history from Siena College and serving in the military, he earned several advanced degrees in government from Cornell University and taught at both Stanford University and the United States Military Academy at West Point.


His military decorations include several Bronze Stars, two Legions of Merit, and a Purple Heart.

Family Life

The son of Barbara and Robert Gibson, he spent his childhood in Kinderhook, New York. He and his wife Mary Jo raised their three children in the Roman Catholic faith.

Associated With

He and Democrat Kathleen Rice both served New York in the U.S. House of Representatives.