Louise Slaughter

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Louise Slaughter
Louise Slaughter official photo.jpg
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from New York
In office
January 3, 1987 – March 16, 2018
Preceded byFred J. Eckert
Succeeded byJoseph D. Morelle (Elect)
Constituency30th district (1987–1993)
28th district (1993–2013)
25th district (2013–present)
Chair of the House Rules Committee
In office
January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2011
Preceded byDavid Dreier
Succeeded byDavid Dreier
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 130th district
In office
January 1, 1983 – December 31, 1986
Preceded byThomas A. Hanna
Succeeded byRobert L. King
Personal details
Born
Dorothy Louise McIntosh

(1929-08-14)August 14, 1929
Lynch, Kentucky, U.S.
DiedMarch 16, 2018(2018-03-16) (aged 88)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Robert Slaughter (1957–2014)
Children3
EducationUniversity of Kentucky (BS, MPH)

Dorothy Louise McIntosh Slaughter (August 14, 1929 – March 16, 2018) was an American politician. She was the United States representative for New York's 25th congressional district from 1987 until her death in 2018. She was a member of the Democratic Party.

Slaughter was the Chairwoman of the House Rules Committee from 2007 until 2011, and served as ranking minority member of the Committee (a post she also held from 2005 to 2007) from 2011 to 2018.[1] From the 2017 retirement of Charles Rangel until her death, Slaughter was the dean of New York's House delegation. Slaughter was the oldest Member of the House of Representatives at the time of her death.

Slaughter died at a Washington, D.C. hospital of complications from a fall on March 16, 2018 at the age of 88.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Committees and Caucuses". 13 December 2012.
  2. Rep. Louise Slaughter, liberal Democrat who championed women’s rights, dies at 88

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