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Jim Moran

Official Congressional portrait from 2006
Personal data
Date of birthMay 16, 1945(age 70)
Place of birthBuffalo, New York, U.S.
Political partyDemocrat
SpouseLuAnn L. Bennett (m. 2004)
Mary Howard (1988 - 2003)
RelationsJames Patrick Moran (father)
Brian Moran (brother)
ChildrenFour
ResidenceArlington, Virginia, U.S.
Alma materCollege of the Holy Cross (B.A.)
University of Pittsburgh (M.P.A.)
OccupationInvestment broker
Federal employee
ReligionRoman Catholic
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia's 8th district
Assumed officeJanuary 3, 1991
Preceded byStanford Parris
Mayor of Alexandria, Virginia
In office1985 - 1990
Succeeded byPatsy Ticer
Preceded byCharles E. Beatley

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James Patrick "Jim" Moran, Jr. (c-eniconmɵˈræn; born May 16, 1945) is the U.S. Representative for , serving since 1991. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district is located in Northern Virginia and includes the cities of Falls Church and Alexandria, as well as a portion of Fairfax County and all of Arlington County.

Jim Moran was the mayor of Alexandria, Virginia for five years from 1985 to 1990, when he resigned to run for Congress. He defeated Republican incumbent Stanford Parris in the general election on November 6, 1990, and was sworn in the following January. Since then he has served ten consecutive terms as a member of the Congress. He is of Irish American descent and is the brother of former Virginia State Delegate and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Brian Moran who currently serves as Chairperson of the Democratic Party of Virginia, as well as the son of professional football player James Patrick Moran, Sr.


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