Barney Frank

Barney Frank
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Personal details
Born
Barnett Frank

(1940-03-31) March 31, 1940 (age 80)
Bayonne, New Jersey, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)
Jim Ready (m. Template:Hover title)
Alma materHarvard University

Barnett "Barney" Frank (born March 31, 1940) is an American politician who served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1981 to 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as chairman of the House Financial Services Committee (2007–2011) and was a leading co-sponsor of the 2010 Dodd–Frank Act, a sweeping reform of the U.S. financial industry. Frank, a resident of Newton, Massachusetts, is considered the most prominent openly gay politician in the United States.

Frank was born on March 31, 1940 in Bayonne, New Jersey.[1] He studied at Harvard University. He has been married to Jim Ready since 2012.[2]

Barney's latest book is "Frank Barney Frank," a review of his personal and political career and a strong argument for empowering government to help people.

References

  1. "Barney Frank Biography". The Biography Channel.
  2. McLaughlin, Tim. "Congressman Barney Frank weds in same-sex marriage". Reuters Canada. Retrieved 8 July 2012.

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