Marcia L Fudge

Born:October 29, 1952 (age 68)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 2008-present
Mayor of Warrensville Heights (Ohio), 2000-2008
Education:B.S., The Ohio State University
J.D., Cleveland State University

Marcia L. Fudge assumed office in November 2008, representing Ohio's 11th District in the United States House of Representatives. She has been nominated by President Joe Biden to serve as the U.S. secretary of housing and urban development, pending confirmation by the U.S. Senate.

Fudge was born October 29, 1952. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in business administration at The Ohio State University in 1975, and in 1983, she received her law degree from Cleveland State University.

From 2000 to 2008, Fudge served as the mayor of Warrensville Heights, Ohio, becoming the city's first female and first African-American elected as mayor.

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