Diana DeGette

Born:July 29, 1957 (age 66)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 1997-present
Colorado House of Representatives, 1992-1995
Education:B.A., Colorado College
J.D., New York University

Diana DeGette has represented Colorado's 1st District in the United States House of Representatives since 1997.

DeGette was born July 29, 1957, in Tachikawa, Japan, where her father was serving in the armed forces. She completed her Bachelor of Arts from Colorado College in 1979 and received her Juris Doctorate from New York University School of Law in 1982. Following college, DeGette began practicing law, with a focus on civil rights and employment litigation.

In 1992, DeGette was elected to the Colorado House of Representatives, a position she held until 1995.

For information on DeGette's policy subject areas, committee appointments and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives, please visit her profile on https://www.congress.gov.