Marcy C Kaptur

Born:June 17, 1946 (age 77)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 1983-present
Education:B.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison
M.A., University of Michigan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Marcy Kaptur assumed office in January 1983, representing Ohio's 9th District in the United States House of Representatives.

Kaptur was born June 17, 1946, in Toledo, Ohio. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1968 and completed a Master of Urban Planning from the University of Michigan in 1974. In 1981, she did post-graduate study in urban planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Prior to serving in Congress, Kaptur served on the Toledo-Luca County Plan Commission from 1969 to 1975, as director of planning for the National Center for Urban Ethnic Affairs from 1975 to 1977 and as a domestic policy advisor during President Jimmy Carter's administration.

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