AKA Kendrick Brett Meek, Sr.
Birthplace: Miami, FL
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Party Affiliation: Democratic
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Florida, 2003-11
State legislator and son of Congresswoman Carrie P. Meek elected to US Congress in 2002, succeeding his mother. Moderate Democrat; generally pro-abortion rights, pro-gay rights, anti-net neutrality. Supported 2004 restriction to bankruptcy rules, 2008 Wall Street bailout, 2008 GM/Chrysler bailout, 2009 economic stimulus, 2010 health care reform; opposed 2005 Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), 2006 Secure Fence Act. Did not run for re-election in 2010, instead unsuccessfully running for US Senate, and succeeded in the House by Frederica Wilson.
Father: Harold Meek (div.)
Mother: Carrie P. Meek (US Congresswoman)
Wife: Leslie Dixon
Son: Kendrick B. Meek, Jr.
University: Miami Springs High School, Miami, FL (1985)
University: BS Criminal Justice, Florida A&M University (1989)
US Congressman, Florida 17th (2003-11)
Florida State Senate (1999-2002)
Florida State House of Representatives (1995-98)
Wackenhut Sales (1993-94)
Florida State Official State Patrol Officer (1990-93)
NAACP Life Member
Obama for Illinois
Young Democrats Florida A&M
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
Risk Factors: Dyslexia
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