CANTOR, Eric, (1963 - )


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives, Photography Collection

CANTOR, Eric, a Representative from Virginia; born in Richmond, Henrico County, Va., June 6, 1963; B.A., George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1985; J.D., College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va., 1988; M.S., Columbia University, New York, N.Y., 1989; lawyer; small businessman; member of the Virginia state house of delegates, 1992-2001; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Seventh and to the six succeeding Congresses until his resignation on August 18, 2014 (January 3, 2001-August 18, 2014); unsuccessful candidate for renomination to the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress in 2014; minority whip (One Hundred Eleventh Congress); majority leader (One Hundred Twelfth and One Hundred Thirteenth Congresses).