Michael Grimm

Born Feb 7, 1970

Michael Gerard Grimm is the U.S. Representative for, which consists of Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn. He is a member of the Republican Party. He is a former FBI agent, businessman, and U.S. Marine, having served in the Gulf War.

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1970 Birth Born on February 7, 1970.


1988 18 Years Old Grimm was raised as a Catholic in Queens, New York, the son of Petrina (née Castronova) and Gerard Grimm. He is of German, Irish, and Sicilian descent. He graduated from Archbishop Molloy High School in 1988.
1989 19 Years Old Grimm entered active duty with the U.S. Marine Corps in 1989.


1990 20 Years Old In 1990, he was deployed overseas as part of the 6th Communication Battalion. … Read More
1994 24 Years Old Grimm received a BBA in accounting from Baruch College in 1994.
1997 27 Years Old He transferred to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and was discharged from service in 1997.


2002 32 Years Old He received a Juris Doctor (magna cum laude) from New York Law School in 2002. … Read More
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…  He left the FBI in 2006, citing his exhaustion from working long hours. … Read More


2010 40 Years Old 1 More Event
Grimm launched his campaign for the 13th New York Congressional District seat on January 23, 2010. … Read More
In 2011, Evan Ratliff, writing for The New Yorker, reported that Grimm had been the subject of an internal investigation into allegations that he abused his authority as a FBI agent in a nightclub in 1999.
2012 42 Years Old 1 More Event
According to a January 27, 2012, New York Times article, several followers of Orthodox Rabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto said Grimm's campaign had accepted questionable donations. … Read More
2013 43 Years Old In June 2013, Grimm stated that he believed water fees should be waived for survivors of Hurricane Sandy who had been displaced from their homes. … Read More
On January 28, 2014, NY1-TV political reporter Michael Scotto was interviewing Grimm in a balcony hallway of the U.S. Capitol building about the recently concluded 2014 State of the Union Address. … Read More
He resigned from Congress on January 5, 2015. A special election to replace him was held on May 5, 2015, and Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan, a Republican, was elected to the seat.
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