Danny K. Davis

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Danny K. Davis
U.S. Representative – IL-07
Party Democratic
Assumed office

January 3, 1997

Preceded by Cardiss Collins
Born September 6, 1941
Spouse Vera Davis
Religion Baptist

Congressman Danny K. Davis represents the 7th Congressional District of Illinois.


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Born in Parkdale, Arkansas on September 6, 1941, Congressman Davis moved to the Westside of Chicago in 1961, after having earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Arkansas A.M. & N. College (now known as the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff). He subsequently earned both Masters and Doctorate degrees respectively from Chicago State University and the Union Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Prior to becoming a Member of Congress he served on the Cook County Board of Commissioners for six years. Previously, he served for eleven years as a member of the Chicago City Council as Alderman of the 29th Ward. [1]


  • Education and Labor
    • Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education
    • Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning and Competitiveness
  • Oversight and Government Reform
    • Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, Postal Service, and the District of Columbia, Chairman
    • Subcommittee on Domestic Policy


  • Congressional Black Caucus
  • Congressional Progressive Caucus
  • Congressional Community Health Centers Caucus
  • Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans
  • Congressional Steel Caucus
  • Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus
  • Congressional Art Caucus
  • Congressional Cancer Caucus
  • Congressional Children's Caucus
  • Congressional Heart and Stroke Caucus
  • Congressional Labor and Working Families Caucus
  • Congressional Iraq Fallen Heroes Caucus
  • Congressional Mental Health Caucus
  • Congressional Pakistani Caucus
  • Rural Health Caucus
  • Congressional Ukrainian Caucus
  • Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues
  • Chair of the Congressional Postal Caucus
  • Regional Whip in the Democratic Caucus


Washington DC Office
1526 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-5006
Fax: (202) 225-5641

Chicago Office
3333 West Arthington Street
Chicago, Illinois 60624
Phone: (773) 533-7520
Fax: (773) 533-7530

Broadview Suburban Office
2301 Roosevelt Road
Broadview, Illinois 60155
Phone: (708) 345-6857

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  • Official Site

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