GRAYSON, Alan, (1958 - )


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

GRAYSON, Alan, a Representative from Florida; born in the Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., March 13, 1958; graduated from Bronx High School of Science, Bronx, N.Y.; A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1978; M.P.P., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1983; J.D, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1983; assistant, U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Washington, D.C.; lawyer, private practice; businessman; unsuccessful candidate for election to the One Hundred Tenth Congress in 2006; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Eleventh Congress (January 3, 2009-January 3, 2011); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Twelfth Congress in 2010; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Thirteenth and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 2013-January 3, 2017); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fifteenth Congress in 2016, but was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the United States Senate.