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Hansen Clarke's Biography
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JD, Georgetown University School of Law, 1987
BFA, Painting, Cornell University, 1984
Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 14, 2014
Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 14, 2012
Senator, Michigan State Senate, 2002-2010
Candidate, Mayor, City of Detroit, 2005
Representative, Michigan State House of Representatives, 1999-2003
Candidate, City Council, Detroit, Michigan, 2001
Candidate, Michigan State House of Representatives, 1992
Representative, Michigan State House of Representatives, 1991
Member, Michigan Law Revision Commission
Former Treasurer, Michigan Legislative Black Caucus
Former Assistant, Minority Caucus Chair, Michigan State Senate
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated
Former Board Member, Cornell University
Board Member, Holy Cross Hospital
Former Trustee, Michigan Housing Trust Fund
President, Michigan Public Purchasing Officers Association
Member, Michigan State Bar Association
Board Member, Saint John Northeast Community Hospital
Board Member, Saratoga Hospital
Vice Chair, Trade, National Conference of State Legislatures, Economic Development and Cultural Affairs
Hobbies or Special Talents:
Hansen is still an avid artist and supporter of the arts. Hansen draws and paints in watercolors.
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