Katherine Marlea Clark is an American politician who has served as the United States Representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district since 2013. The district includes many of the northern and western suburbs of Boston, such as Medford, Framingham, Woburn, and Clark's hometown of Melrose. She is a member of the Democratic Party. She was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 2008 to 2011 and a member of the Massachusetts Senate from 2011 to 2013. Born in Connecticut, Clark worked as an attorney in several states before moving to Massachusetts in 1995, where she worked in state government. She joined the Melrose School Committee in 2002, becoming committee chair in 2005. She was first elected to the state legislature in 2008 and contributed to legislation regarding criminal justice, education, and municipal pensions.
|Born:||Katherine Marlea Clark, July 17, 1963, New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.|
|Residence:||Melrose, Massachusetts, U.S.|
|Education:||St. Lawrence University (BA), Cornell University (JD), Harvard University (MPA)|
|Preceded by:||Linda Sánchez|
|Twitter:||Katherine Clark's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Katherine Clark's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Katherine Clark's Facebook profile|
|Youtube:||Katherine Clark's Youtube channel|
About Katherine Clark
Politician and member of the Democratic Party who became a Congresswoman representing Massachusetts's 5th congressional district in 2013.
She attained her law degree from Cornell after getting her Bachelor's from St. Lawrence University.
She served in both the Massachusetts House of Representatives and the Massachusetts Senate before becoming a US Congresswoman.
She has three sons with her husband Rodney.
She succeeded Ed Markey in Congress.
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- St. Lawrence University alumni
- Women state legislators in Massachusetts
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- Members of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts
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