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LOWEY, Nita M., a Representative from New York; born Nita Sue Melnikoff in New York,
Bronx County, N.Y., July 5, 1937; graduated from Bronx High School of Science,
Bronx, N.Y., 1955; B.S., Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Mass., 1959;
staff, New York secretary of state for economic development and neighborhood
preservation; deputy director, New York state division of economic opportunity,
1975-1985; New York state assistant secretary of state, 1985-1987; elected as a
Democrat to the One Hundred First and to the fourteen succeeding Congresses
(January 3, 1989-present).