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Christopher Van Hollen, Edit Profile

United States Representative from Maryland

Christopher Van Hollen,, United States Representative from Maryland. Bar: Maryland 1990. Member of American Bar Association, Maryland Citizens Association, Kensington Citizens Association, Atlantic Council, Montgomery Bar Association, Maryland Bar Association.

Background

Hollen,, Christopher Van was born on January 10, 1959 in Karachi, Pakistan. Son of Christopher and Eliza (Farnsworth) Van Hollen.

Education

Bachelor in Philosophical, Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania, 1982. Master in Public Policy, Harvard University, 1985. Juris Doctor cum laude, Georgetown University, 1990.

Career

Legislation assistant for defense & foreign policy to Senator Charles McC. Mathias United States Senate, Maryland, 1985-1987, professional staff member Foreign Relations Committee Washington, 1987-1989. Senior legislation advisory to Governor William Donald Schaefer State of Maryland, 1989-1991. Associate Arent, Fox, Kintner, Plotkin & Kahn, 1991—2002.

Member Maryland House Delegates, Annapolis, 1991—1995. Member District 18 Maryland State Senate, 1995—2002. Member United States Congress from 7th Maryland district (formerly 8th district), Washington, since 2003, United States House Ways & Means Committee, since 2007, United States House Government Reform & Oversight Committee.

Chairman Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), 2007—2011.

Achievements

  • Bar: Maryland 1990.

Membership

Member of American Bar Association, Maryland Citizens Association, Kensington Citizens Association, Atlantic Council, Montgomery Bar Association, Maryland Bar Association.

Connections

Married Katherine A. Wilkens. Children: Anna, Nicholas, Alexander.

father:
Christopher Hollen

mother:
Eliza (Farnsworth) Van Hollen

spouse:
Katherine A. Wilkens

children:
Anna Hollen,

Nicholas Hollen,

Alexander Hollen,