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Peter DeFazio
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Chair of the House Transportation Committee
Assumed office
January 3, 2019
Preceded by Bill Shuster
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Oregon's 4th district
Assumed office
January 3, 1987
Preceded by Jim Weaver
Personal details
Born
Peter Anthony DeFazio

May 27, 1947 (1947-05-27) (age 73)
Needham, Massachusetts, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Myrnie Daut
Education Tufts University (BA)
University of Oregon (MA)
Signature
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service  United States Air Force
Years of service 1967–1971
Unit Air Force Reserve Command

Peter Anthony DeFazio /dˈfɑːzi/ (born May 27, 1947) is an American politician. He has been the U.S. Representative for OR's 4th congressional district since 1987. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He is one of the founders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.


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