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Law educator , representative

Harold Eugene Ford,, law educator, former United States Representative from Tennessee. Named one of 100 Most Influential Black Americans, Ebony magazine, 2006; recipient Trumpet Awards Young STAR award, 2001, Homeownership Hero award, Homeownership Alliance, 2003.

Background

Ford,, Harold Eugene was born on May 11, 1970 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Son of Harold E. and Dorothy (Bowles) Ford.

Education

Bachelor in American History, University Pennsylvania, 1992. Juris Doctor, University Michigan Law School, 1996.

Career

Special assistant Clinton & Gore Transition Team, 1992, Economic Development Administration, United States Department Commerce, 1993. Member United States Congress from 9th Tennessee district, 1997—2007, budget committee, committee on finance services, committee on education & the workforce, Congress E 911 Caucus, 2003—2004. Chairman Democratic Leadership Council, Washington, since 2007.

Vice Chairman, senior policy advisory Merrill Lynch & Company, Incorporated, New York York City, since 2007. Visiting professor public policy Vanderbilt University, since 2007. Political contributor FOX News Channel, since 2007.

Religion

People who do not trust in Christ will enter into eternal condemnation. People who trust in Christ for salvation will enter into the loving presence of God for all eternity.

Politics

Christian men and women should pursue positions of public leadership and service within the government at the local, state, and federal levels.

Views

Christians should promote healthy marriages, raising loving children, and in getting along with everyone around them—including their enemies.

Connections

father:
Harold E. Ford

mother:
Dorothy (Bowles) Ford