Mike Capuano

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Mike Capuano
U.S. Representative – MA-08
Image:Rep. Mike Capuano.jpg
Party Democratic
Assumed office

January 6, 1999

Preceded by Joseph Kennedy II
Born January 9, 1952
Spouse Barbara Capuano
Religion Roman Catholic

Congressman Michael Everett Capuano, Democrat, represents the 8th Congressional District in Massachusetts.


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Rep. Capuano was born in Somerville, Massachusetts on January 9, 1952. After graduating from Somerville High School in 1969, he received a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College in 1973, and a law degree from Boston College Law School in 1977. He passed the Massachusetts Bar in 1977. [1]

Prior to serving in Congress, Rep. Capuano was the Mayor of Somerville, Massachusetts from January of 1990 through December of 1998. He also served as Alderman for Ward Five in Somerville from 1977-1979, the same seat his father once held. From 1985 to 1989, Mike served as an Alderman-at-Large, a position he held for two terms. [2]



  • Founder and Co-Chair of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Community Health Centers
  • Founder and Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Korea
  • Founder and Co-Chair of the the Empowered Communities Caucus


'Washington DC Office
1530 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-5111
Fax: (202) 225-9322

Cambridge Office
110 First Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
Phone: (617) 621-6208
Fax: (617) 621-8628

Roxbury Office
Roxbury Community College
Administration Building, Room 110
Roxbury, MA
Fax: (617) 541-6909

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