Gwen Graham

Born:January 31, 1963 (age 61)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 2015-2017
Education:B.A, UNC at Chapel Hill
J.D., Washington College of Law

Gwen Graham served in the U.S. House of Representatives for Florida's 2nd Congressional District from 2015 to 2017. She was a candidate for governor in 2018, but lost in the primary.

Graham was born Jan. 31, 1963, in Miami Lakes, Florida. Her father is Bob Graham, a former United States senator and governor of Florida. Graham received her bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1984 and her law degree from American University's Washington College of Law in 1988.

After law school, Graham worked for Andrews & Kurth, an international law firm, on energy and environmental issues. She joined her father's 2004 presidential campaign and when he dropped out of the race following a heart attack, Graham joined Howard Dean's presidential campaign. After John Kerry secured the Democratic Party's nomination, she went to work for his campaign. Before her election to the U.S. House of Representatives, Graham was director for professional standards and chief of labor and employee relations for the Leon County (Fla.) School District.

For information on Graham's policy subject areas, committee appointments and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation during her time in the U.S. House of Representatives, please visit her profile on


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