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Eric Ivan Cantor

Eric Ivan Cantor, United States Representative from Virginia, lawyer. Named one of The 50 Most Powerful People in District of Columbia, Gentlemen’s Quarterly magazine, 2009.

Background

  • Cantor, Eric Ivan was born on June 6, 1963 in Richmond, Virginia, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, George Washington University, 1985. Juris Doctor, College William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1988. Master of Science, Columbia University, New York City, 1989.

    Career

    • Member District 73 Virginia House of Delegates, 1992-2001. Member United States Congress from 7th Virginia District, since 2001. Chairman Congressional Task Force on Terrorism & Unconventional Warfare, since 2001.

      Chief deputy whip United States Congress from 7th Virginia District, 2003—2009, assistant minority leader (minority whip), 2009—2011, majority leader, since 2011.

    Works

    • Co-author (with Kevin McCarthy & Paul Ryan): Young Guns: A New Generation of Conservative Leaders, 2010.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Connections

    • Married Diana Marcy Fine, 1989. Children: Evan, Jenna, Michael.
    • spouse: Diana Marcy Fine
    • children: Evan Cantor
    • Jenna Cantor
    • Michael Cantor
    Eric Ivan Cantor
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    Born June 6, 1963
    (age 53)
    • 1985
      George Washington University
    • 1988
      College William & Mary
    • 1989
      Columbia University
    • 1992 - 2001
      Member, District 73 Virginia House of Delegates
    • 2001
      member, United States Congress from 7th Virginia District
    • 2001
      chairman, Congressional Task Force on Terrorism & Unconventional Warfare
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