FRANKEL, Lois, (1948 - )


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FRANKEL, Lois, a Representative from Florida; born in New York, New York City, N.Y., May 16, 1948; graduated from Great Neck South High School, Great Neck, N.Y., 1966; B.A., Boston University, Boston, Mass., 1970; J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., 1973; lawyer, private practice; member of the Florida state house of representatives, 1986-1992, 1994-2002; mayor of West Palm Beach, Fl., 2003-2011; minority leader of the Florida state house of representatives, 2000-2002; unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States House of Representatives in 1992; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress (January 3, 2013-present).