Jamaal (Jamaal) Bowman (D-16)

US Representative Jamaal Bowman

Jamaal (Jamaal) Bowman (D-16)
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Capitol: 202.225.2464
FAX: 202.225.5513
District: 914.371.9220
Room 345 CHOB- Cannon House Office Building 25 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20515-3216
222 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY 10605
Residence:Yonkers, NY

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Congressman Jamaal Bowman, Ed.D., represents New York's 16th District, which includes the Northern Bronx and parts of Westchester County, including Yonkers, New Rochelle, and Mount Vernon. Rep. Bowman was born and raised in New York City, spending his early years in public housing and rent-controlled apartments. He was raised by his mother, who supported them with her post office worker's salary. After graduating from the University of New Haven, Rep. Bowman began his career as a crisis intervention teacher in a Bronx public school and went on to earn a master's degree in guidance counseling from Mercy College and a doctorate in education from Manhattanville College. In 2009, he went on to found Cornerstone Academy for Social Action (CASA), a Bronx middle school focused on unlocking the natural brilliance of all children through a holistic curriculum, where he served as principal for a decade. Bowman lives in Yonkers, New York, with his wife and three beautiful children.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2020    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Melissa Oppenheimer   DOB: 4/1/1976
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