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Military officer , representative

Christopher Patrick Gibson, United States Representative from New York, retired military officer. Decorated Bronze Star, Legion of Merit, Purple Heart; recipient Marshall Award, Commissioned and General Staff College, 2000; Hoover National Security Affairs Fellowship, Stanford University.

Background

Gibson, Christopher Patrick was born on May 13, 1964 in Rockville Center, New York, United States. Son of Robert Francis and Barbara Ann Gibson.

Education

Bachelor in History magna cum laude, Siena College, 1986. Master of Public Administration, Cornell University, 1995. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1998.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Army, 1986, advanced through grades to colonel, Commander 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82d Airborne Division Haiti, 2004. Member United States Congress from 20th New York District, Washington, since 2011, United States House Agricultural Committee, Washington, since 2011, United States House Armed Services Com, Washington, since 2011. Intern The White House, Washington, 1993—1994.

Conglomerate fellow to Republican Jerry Lewis United States House of Representatives, 2002—2003. Teacher American politics United States Military Academy. Speaker in field.

Membership

Master ceremonies Hermandad, Inc., Long Island, 1995. Fellow: Inter-University Seminary Armed Forces and Society. Member: Center Study Presidency, American Legion.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Irish music, chess.

Connections

Married Mary Joanne Gerardi, October 12, 1996. Children: Katherine, Margaret, Connor.

father:
Robert Francis

mother:
Barbara Ann Gibson

spouse:
Mary Joanne Gerardi

children:
Katherine Gibson

Margaret Gibson

Connor Gibson