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Harold Ford, Jr.

Harold Ford, Jr
Personal data
Date of birthMay 11, 1970(age 45)
Place of birthMemphis, Tennessee
Political partyDemocratic
SpouseEmily Threlkeld
ResidenceNew York
Alma materUniversity of Pennsylvania (B.A.)
University of Michigan Law School (J.D.)
ReligionBaptist
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Tennessee's   district
In officeJanuary 3, 1997 - January 3, 2007
Succeeded bySteve Cohen
Preceded byHarold Ford, Sr.

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:"Harold Ford" redirects here. For his father, the congressman from Tennessee from 1975 to 1997, see Harold Ford, Sr.

Harold Eugene Ford, Jr. (born May 11, 1970) is an American politician and was the last chairman of the now-defunct Democratic Leadership Council (DLC). He was a Democratic Party member of the United States House of Representatives from , centered in Memphis, from 1997 to 2007. Ford did not seek re-election to his House seat in 2006 when he unsuccessfully sought the senate seat vacated by retiring Bill Frist.


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