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Jim Langevin
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Rhode Island's 2nd district
Assumed office
January 3, 2001
Preceded by Robert Weygand
Secretary of State of Rhode Island
In office
January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2001
Governor Lincoln Almond
Preceded by Barbara Leonard
Succeeded by Ed Inman
Member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives
from the 29th district
In office
January 1989 – January 1995
Succeeded by Joseph McNamara
Personal details
Born April 22, 1964 (1964-04-22) (age 56)
Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Education Rhode Island College (BA)
Harvard University (MPA)

James R. Langevin (born April 22, 1964) is an American politician from Rhode Island. He has represented Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district since January 2001. He is a part of the Democratic Party. He was also the Secretary of State of Rhode Island between 1995 and 2001. Langevin is the first quadriplegic to be a part of the United States Congress.



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