Ann Marie Buerkle

Born:May 8, 1951 (age 71)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 2011-2013
Assistant New York state attorney general, 1997-2010
Education:B.S., Le Moyne College
J.D., Syracuse University College of Law

Ann Marie Buerkle represented New York State's 25th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives from 2011–2012.

Buerkle was born May 8, 1951, in Auburn, New York. In 1972 she graduated from St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing, certified as a registered nurse and worked at New York's City Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. In 1977, she completed her Bachelor of Science at Le Moyne College. In 1991, she returned to school and received her Juris Doctorate at Syracuse University College of Law in 1994.

In 1997, Buerkle was appointed by Attorney General Dennis Vacco to be the assistant New York state attorney general, a position she held for thirteen years. In this position, Buerkle represented New York State on behalf of the Upstate Medical University.

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