John Faso

John Faso REPRepublican

American politician

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John FasoREPRepublican American politician
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John James Faso Jr. (born August 25, 1952) is an American attorney and politician who served as the U.S. representative for New York's 19th congressional district from 2017 to 2019. Faso was first elected to the post in 2016. A Republican, Faso previously represented the 102nd district in the New York State Assembly from 1987 to 2002 and served as Assembly Minority Leader from 1998 to 2002. Faso ran for New York State Comptroller in 2002 and for Governor of New York in 2006, but did not prevail in either race. He was defeated for re-election to Congress in November 2018 by Democrat Antonio Delgado.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Archbishop Molloy High School
1970
State University of New York at Brockport
Bachelor of Science
1974
Georgetown University Law Center
Juris Doctor
1979
Past Positions1 - 9 of 9
Representative
United States House of Representatives
2016 - 2019
Assembly Member
New York State Assembly
1986 - 2002
Member
Buffalo Fiscal Stability Authority
2003 - 2006
Partner
Manatt, Phelps and Phillips, Limited Liability Partnership
2003 - Current
Director
Gov-Elect George Pataki, Budget Transition Team
1994 - 1995
Counsel
Law Firm of Rapport, Meyers, Whitbeck, Shaw, and Rodenhausen
1987
Commissioner
New York State Legislative Bill Drafting Commission
1983 - 1986
New York State Senate Washington Office
1981 - 1983
Professional Staff Member
United States House of Representatives
1979 - 1981
Other Experience1 - 18 of 18
Chair
Republican Assembly Campaign Committee
1994 - 1997
Former Board Member
Rockefeller Institute of Government
Former Member
Control Board, City of Buffalo
Former Presidential Appointee
James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation
Member
District of Columbia Bar Association
Member
Kinderhook Elks Lodge
Member
Knights of Columbus
Member
Northern Columbia Lions Club
Member
Columbia County Republican Committee
Member
New York Bar Association
Former Member
Agriculture Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Nutrition, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Budget Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials, United States House of Representatives