SIRES, Albio, (1951 - )

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SIRES, Albio, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Bejucal, Cuba, January 26, 1951; graduated from Memorial High School, West New York, N.J.; B.A., St. Peter’s College, Jersey City, N.J., 1974; M.A., Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt., 1985; businessman; teacher; unsuccessful candidate for election to the One Hundredth Congress in 1986; mayor, West New York, N.J., 1995- 2007; New Jersey state general assembly, 2000-2006; speaker, New Jersey state general assembly, 2002-2006; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Ninth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Robert Menendez, and reelected to the five succeeding Congresses (November 7, 2006-present).