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Edward Mezvinsky

AKA Edward Maurice Mezvinsky

Born: 17-Jan-1937
Birthplace: Ames, IA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician, Criminal
Party Affiliation: Democratic [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Iowa, 1973-77

Indicted in 2001 on 66 counts of fraud and pled guilty to 31, after charges surfaced that he swindled investors out of over $10M since 1995. Federal inmate from 2003 to 2008. Father-in-law of Chelsea Clinton.

[1] Chairman, Democratic Party of Pennsylvania, 1981-86.

Father: Abe Mezvinsky (supermarket entrepreneur)
Brother: Norton Mezvinsky
Wife: Myra Shulman (m. 1963, div. 1974, 4 daughters)
Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky (politician, m. 1975, div., 2 sons)
Son: Marc Mezvinsky (b. 1977)

    High School: Ames High School, Ames, IA
    University: BA, University of Iowa (1960)
    University: MA Political Science, University of California at Berkeley (1963)
    Law School: JD, University of California at Berkeley (1965)

    UN Official United Nations Commission on Human Rights (1977-79)
    US Congressman, Iowa 1st (3-Jan-1973 to 3-Jan-1977)
    Iowa State House of Representatives (1969-70)
    Congressional Staff Legislative assistant to Rep. Neal Smith (1965-67)
    Iowa State Bar Association 1965
    Bank Fraud indicted 2001
    Mail Fraud indicted 2001
    Wire Fraud indicted 2001
    Wedding: Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky (2010)
    Ukrainian Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Bipolar Disorder

Author of books:
A Term to Remember (1977, memoir, with Kevin McCormally and John Greenya)

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