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Eric Ivan Cantor

lawyer , United States Representative from Virginia

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.

Connections

Married Diana Marcy Fine, 1989. Children: Evan, Jenna, Michael.

spouse:
Diana Marcy Fine

children:
Evan Cantor

Jenna Cantor

Michael Cantor