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Michael A. Ferguson Edit Profile

also known as Mike

United States Representative from New Jersey

Michael A. Ferguson, former United States Representative from New Jersey. Recipient Hero of the Taxpayer award, Americans for Tax Reform, 2004, Outstanding Legislation of the Year, New Jersey Veterans of Foreign Wars, 2005, Legislation of the Year award, National Visiting Nurses Association, 2006, Humane Advocate award, Humane Society, 2007.

Background

Ferguson, Michael A. was born on July 22, 1970 in Ridgewood, New Jersey, United States. Son of Thomas G. and Roberta (Chiaviello) Ferguson.

Education

Bachelor in Government, University Notre Dame, Indiana, 1992. Master in Public Policy, Georgetown University, Washington, 1994.

Career

History teacher, coach, faculty coordinator Mount St. Michael Academy, Bronx, New York, 1992—1993. Member United States Congress from 7th New Jersey district, 2001—2009. Founder, Strategic Education Initiatives, Inc.

Executive director Better Schools Foundation, 1994, director Save Our Schoolchildren, 1994, executive director Catholic Campaign for America, 1995-1997. Adjunct professor political science, Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, New Jersey, 1997-2000.

Membership

Member National Federation Indiana Business, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, Epilepsy Foundation New Jersey, Delbarton School, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, Italian-American Foundation, Sierra Club, Knights of Columbus, Warren Professional and Business Association.

Connections

Married Maureen Ferguson. 4 children.

father:
Thomas G. Ferguson

mother:
Roberta (Chiaviello) Ferguson

spouse:
Maureen Ferguson