Representative James 'Jim' A. McDermott's Biography

Biographical

Full Name: James 'Jim' A. McDermott
Current Office: U.S. House - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 11/08/1988
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Therese; 2 Children: Katherine, James
Birth Date: 12/28/1936
Birth Place: Chicago, IL
Home City: Seattle, WA
Religion: Episcopalian
  • Astrological Sign:

    Capricorn

  • Awards:

    Outstanding Alumnus Award, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago Medical Alumni Association, 2000

  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Service Award for Community Service, University of Washington Medical School and Health Sciences Center, 2004

  • Treasury Guardian, Taxpayers for Common Sense Action, 2004

  • The Don Kazama Human Rights Award, Seattle Chapter, U.N. Association of U.S.A., 2001

  • Distinguished House Defender, Healthy Communities Access Coalition, 2003

  • Service Award, Indian American Friendship Council, 2001

  • Leadership in Justice in Government Award, HateFreeZone Campaign of WA.

  • American Mental Health Counselors Award, 2003

  • Sami Nasser Community Activism Award, American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, San Diego Chapter, 2002

  • Ralph Bunche Peace and Justice Award, Washington State Bar Association, 2004

  • President's Award, Minority Executive Directors Coalition of King County, 2003

  • National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 2002

  • Recognition of Leadership and Commitment to Universal and Comprehensive Health Coverage for all Americans, Public Citizen, 2001

  • Recognition of Outstanding Leadership on the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act, Coalition of AGOA Supporters, 2001

  • Physicians for Social Responsibility Congressional Achievement Award, 2002

 

Contact Information

Campaign Website
http://www.mcdermottforcongress.com/

Washington, D.C. Webmail
https://forms.house.gov/mcdermott/webforms/new/contact.shtml

Washington, D.C. Website
http://mcdermott.house.gov/

Capitol Website - Twitter
http://twitter.com/#!/RepJimMcDermott

Capitol Website - Facebook
http://www.facebook.com/CongressmanJimMcDermott

Capitol Website - YouTube
http://www.youtube.com/user/RepJimMcDermott

Campaign
Friends for Jim McDermott Post Office Box 21786 Main Station
Seattle, WA 98111-3786

Washington, D.C.
1035 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Phone: 202-225-3106
Fax: 202-225-6197

District
1809 7th Avenue
Suite 1212

Seattle, WA 98101-1399

Phone: 206-553-7170
Fax: 206-553-7175

Key Staff
Jan Shinpoch
Chief of Staff
1035 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515-4707

Phone: 202-225-3106
Fax: 202-225-6197

Key Staff
Beverly Swain
Scheduler
1035 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515-4707

Phone: 202-225-3106
Fax: 202-225-6197

Key Staff
Mike DeCesare
Communications Director
1035 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515-4707

Phone: 202-225-3106
Fax: 202-225-6197