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Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky, former United States Representative from Pennsylvania, political organization worker. Achievements include supporting refugee children and families. Recipient five Emmy Awards, American Bar Association award for distinguished contribution to public understanding American system of law and justice; Columbia Broadcasting System News Foundation fellow Columbia University, New York, 1969-1970.

Background

Margolies-Mezvinsky, Marjorie was born on June 21, 1942 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Herbert and Mildred Margolies.

Education

Bachelor, University Pennsylvania, 1963.

Career

Former television reporter. Correspondent Station WRC-television, Washington, Station WCAU-television, Philadelphia, Station W National Broadcasting Company-television, New York City. Contributing correspondent NBC Today Show, Consumer News and Business Channel, A Closer Look, Real Life with Jane Pauley, Sunday Today, 1990-1992.

Member United States Congress from 13th Pennsylvania District, Washington, 1993—1995. Director, deputy chairwoman United States Delaware to United Nations 4th World Conference on Women, 1995. Chair National Women's Business Council.

President Women's Campaign International, Philadelphia. Committee member Energy and Commerce, Small Business, Government Operations.

Achievements

  • Achievements include supporting refugee children and families.

Works

Membership

Active Penn Valley Parent-Teachers Association, University Pennsylvania Women's Trustee Council. Fund raiser Montgomery County Schools, Red Cross, Multiple Sclerosis Delaware Valley, Dystonia Medical Research Foundation, National Tay-Sachs Association. Member American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Women's American Organization for Rehabilitation through Training, American Council Nationalities Services, International Social Services.

Connections

Married Edward Maurice Mezvinsky, 1975. Adopted children: Lee Heh, Holly. Children: Marc, Andrew.

4 stepchildren; legal guardian of 3 other children.

father:
Herbert Margolies

mother:
Mildred Margolies

spouse:
Edward Maurice Mezvinsky

child:
Lee Heh Margolies-Mezvinsky

child:
Holly Margolies-Mezvinsky

child:
Marc Margolies-Mezvinsky

child:
Andrew Margolies-Mezvinsky