Richard Neal

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Richard Neal
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Chair of the House Ways and Means Committee
Assumed office
January 3, 2019
Preceded byKevin Brady
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 1st district
Assumed office
January 3, 2013
Preceded byJohn Olver
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 1989 – January 3, 2013
Preceded byEdward Boland
Succeeded byJim McGovern
50th Mayor of Springfield
In office
1983–1989
Preceded byTheodore Dimauro
Succeeded byMary Hurley
Personal details
Born
Richard Edmund Neal

(1949-02-14) February 14, 1949 (age 72)
Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Maureen Neal
Children4
EducationHolyoke Community College
American International College (BA)
University of Hartford (MA)
WebsiteHouse website

Richard Edmund Neal (born February 14, 1949) is an American politician and the U.S. Representative for Massachusetts's 1st congressional district. He is a member of the Democratic Party and a former city councilor and mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts.[1]

Following the Democrats winning the House majority, Neal became the next Chair of the House Ways and Means Committee in January 2019.

References[change | change source]

  1. Alston, Farnsworth; Carter, Mary Ann; Randolph, Sarah (eds.) (2009). "Neal, Richard E." Congressional Directory for the 111th Congress (2009–2010). Washington: Government Printing Office. p. 127. ISBN 978-0-16-083727-2.

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