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Gordon Fox
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Rhode Island House District 4
Incumbent
Assumed office
1993
Current term ends
2012
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney
Website Official website
Gordon Fox (b. December 21, 1961) is a Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing District 4.

In February 2010, Fox was chosen to succeed William Murphy as Speaker of the House. He is the state's first black and first openly gay House speaker.[1]

Education

Fox attended Providence College. He earned his BA from Rhode Island College in 1985. He went on to receive his JD from Northeastern University in 1991.

Professional experience

Fox is an attorney.

Political experience

Fox joined the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 1992. He has served in that position since, representing the 4th District. He served as House Majority Leader from 2002 to 2010. He was then chosen to be Speaker of the House in February of 2010.

Committee assignments

  • Legislative Services

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Rhode Island House of Representatives - District 4
1993–present
Succeeded by
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