|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Missouri's 5th district
|Assumed office |
January 3, 2005
|Preceded by||Karen McCarthy|
|51st Mayor of Kansas City|
|Preceded by||Richard Berkley|
|Succeeded by||Kay Barnes|
Emanuel Cleaver II
October 26, 1944
Waxahachie, Texas, U.S.
|Education||Prairie View A&M University (BS)|
Saint Paul School of Theology (MDiv)
Emanuel Cleaver II (born October 26, 1944) is an American politician. He is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Cleaver currently represents Missouri's 5th congressional district, where he has served since 2005. The district is mostly part of Kansas City.
Cleaver was on the Kansas City Council from 1979 to 1991, until he was elected Mayor, from 1991 to 1999. In 2004, Cleaver was elected to represent Missouri's 5th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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Other websites[change | change source]
- Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II official U.S. House website
- Emanuel Cleaver for Congress
- Emanuel Cleaver at the Open Directory Project
- Biography at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- Voting record maintained by The Washington Post
- Biography, voting record, and interest group ratings at Vote Smart
- Campaign finance reports and data at the Federal Election Commission