Charlie Rangel Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, New York University, 1957. Juris Doctor, St. John's University School Law, New York, 1960. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Wagner College, 1982.
Doctor of Laws (honorary), Atlanta University, 1983. Doctor of Laws (honorary), St. John's University, 1988. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Mount Sinai School Medicine, 1988.
Doctor of Laws (honorary), New York University, 1988. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Howard. University, 1988; Doctor of Laws (honorary), Hofstra University, 1989.
Counsel New York City Housing and Redevelopment Board. Assistant United States attorney (southern district) New York United States Department Justice, 1961-1962. Member New York State Assembly, 1966-1970, United States Congress from 15th New York District, since 1971, United States House Ways & Means Committee, since 1975, ranking minority member, 1996—2007, chairman, 2007—2010.
Vice chairman Joint Committee on Taxation, since 2007. Co-chair African Trade and Investment Caucus, Congressional Glaucoma Caucus. Member Congressional Human Rights Caucus.
Served in United States Army, 1948-1952, Korea.
Member of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, New York State Bar Association, National Association State Legislators, 369th Veterans Association.
Married Alma Carter, July 26, 1964. Children: Steven, Alicia.
Recipient Korean Presidential citations, Henry F. Scheig National Public Service award, Aid Association Luths., 1987, Public Service award for excellence, American Academy Pediatrics, 1988, Marcus Garvey Lifetime Achievement award, Institute Caribbean Studies, 1995, Edmund S. Muskie Distinguished Public Service award, Center National Policy, 2002.