John B. LARSON, Congress, CT (1948)


LARSON, John B., a Representative from Connecticut; born in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., July 22, 1948; graduated East Hartford High School, Hartford, Conn., 1967; B.A., Central Connecticut University, New Britain, Conn., 1971; member, East Hartford, Conn., board of education, 1977-1979; member, East Hartford, Conn., town council, 1979-1983; senior fellow at the Yale Bush Center for Child Development and Social Policy, New Haven, Conn.; teacher; businessman; member of the Connecticut state senate, 1986-1998, served as President Pro Tempore, 1990-1998; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Sixth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1999-present); chair, House Democratic Caucus (One Hundred Eleventh and One Hundred Twelfth Congresses).

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present