Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky

Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky

Born Jun 21, 1942

Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania and a women's right activist. She is a former journalist and a former politician for the Democratic Party. From 1993 to 1995 she was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Pennsylvania.… Read More

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1942 Birth Born on June 21, 1942.


1963 21 Years Old Margolies was born in Philadelphia. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1963. … Read More
1967 25 Years Old She worked as a television journalist at WCAU-TV from 1967 to 1969, was a CBS News Foundation Fellow, Columbia University from 1969 to 1970, and then for WRC-TV from 1975 until 1990. … Read More


1975 33 Years Old She was married to former Iowa Congressman Edward Mezvinsky in 1975; they divorced in 2007. They raised eleven children together: four from his first marriage, two she had adopted on her own, two sons they had together, and three adopted children. Their son, Marc Mezvinsky, married Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former U.S. President Bill Clinton and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, on July 31, 2010, in Rhinebeck, NY. … Read More


1992 50 Years Old In 1992 she ran for an open seat in Congress for Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district, a largely suburban district outside Philadelphia which Republicans had held since 1916. … Read More
1993 51 Years Old She was on the bipartisan Deficit Reduction Task Force. But her reelection defeat was blamed on her vote for President Bill Clinton's controversial 1993 budget, for which she was the deciding vote. … Read More
1994 52 Years Old Losing in 1994 to her 1992 opponent, she was one of 34 Democratic incumbents who were defeated in the Republican Revolution. … Read More
1995 53 Years Old After her term in Congress, she was the Chair of the National Women’s Business Council, and the Director and Deputy Chair of the United States delegation to the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women in 1995.
1998 56 Years Old In 1998, she ran for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania. … Read More
2000 58 Years Old In 2000, she withdrew from the Democratic Senate primary with five other candidates, for the seat of Rick Santorum, after disappointing fundraising, mother's illness, and legal trouble of Edward Mezvinsky, which ended in a conviction for fraud. … Read More


2010 68 Years Old …  Margolies-Mezvinsky, however, wrote in the Washington Post that she was glad that she had cast her vote as she had, and urged vulnerable Democrats in Congress to vote for the healthcare bill in March 2010.
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