Chuck Schumer is well known for his inputs when it comes to the functions of the legislative arm of governance in the United States. He is a Senior Senator and a card caring member of the Democratic Party. He is currently representing the interests of the people of New York. He was elected to the Senate in the year 1998 when he defeated the incumbent three times Senator of the Republican Party.
From the year 1981-1999; Schumer was serving the political interests of New York’s 16th congressional district. He is a lawyer by professional training. He is a powerful force in the Democratic fold- he held the powerful position of the Chairman Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee from 2005-2009. Minority leader Reid had already announced him as his successor after his retirement at the end of this 114th session of the Senate.
Schumer was born in Brooklyn on the 25th day of November 1950. He is the son of Selma (née Rosen) and Abraham Schumer. The interest of Schumer in politics began from his days at Harvard College; though a lawyer, he did not practice for a single day upon graduation; for him, it was straight to politics.
Schumer and his wife Iris Weinshall were married September 21, 1980. They are blessed with two children; Jessica and Alison; both are graduates of Harvard.
Schumer attended public Schools in Brooklyn; graduated from James Madison High School in 1967, Harvard College, and Harvard Law School.
Schumer is worth an estimated $702,000dollars.
Schumer currently serves in seven committees in the Senate. He is the Vice Chairman of the Joint Committee on Library
He may not have an award to date; it is however a matter of time before the recognition starts to pour in. For the past sixteen years he has consistently visited each of the 62 counties in New York- the only Senator to have done that.
- Occupation: Politician.
- Age: 65.
- Date of Birth: 23-11-1950.
- Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
- Gender: Male.
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- Parents: Selma (née Rosen) and Abraham Schumer.
- Siblings: Jessica and Alison.
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- Spouse: Iris Weinshall.
- Ethnicity/Race: American
- Nationality: American.