Chris Collins (politician)
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from New York's 27th district
January 3, 2013 – October 1, 2019
|Preceded by||Brian Higgins|
|7th Executive of Erie County|
January 1, 2008 – December 31, 2011
|Preceded by||Joel Giambra|
|Succeeded by||Mark Poloncarz|
Christopher Carl Collins
May 20, 1950
Schenectady, New York, U.S.
|Education||North Carolina State University (BS)|
University of Alabama at Birmingham (MBA)
Christopher Carl Collins (born May 20, 1950) is an American politician. He is a member of the Republican Party. He was the United States Representative for New York's 27th congressional district from 2013 through 2019.
Collins and his son, Cameron, were arrested by the FBI on August 8, 2018, and charged with insider trading and lying to the FBI. On September 30, 2019, Collins announced his resignation from the House of Representatives effective on October 1, 2019.
References[change | change source]
- "Representative Chris Collins's Biography". Vote Smart. Retrieved November 14, 2012.
- Zremski, Jerry. "Chris Collins becomes first sitting member of Congress to endorse Trump". The Buffalo News. February 24, 2016.
- Erica Ordin and Maegan Vazquez. "New York Republican Rep. Chris Collins indicted on insider trading charges", CNN, August 8, 2018
- Ramey, Corinne (2019-09-30). "Rep. Chris Collins, Charged in Insider-Trading Case, Resigns". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2019-09-30.