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CLEAVER, Emanuel, II, a Representative from Missouri; born in Waxahachie, Ellis County,
Tex., October 26, 1944; graduated from Booker T. Washington High School,
Wichita Falls, Tex.; B.S., Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, Tex.,
1972; M.Div., St. Paul School of Theology, Kansas City, Mo., 1974; pastor;
radio show host; member of the Kansas City, Mo. city council, 1979-1991; mayor
of Kansas City, Mo., 1991-1999; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Ninth
and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2005-present).