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Parren James Mitchell

Birthdate: (85)
Death: May 28, 2007 (85)
Immediate Family:

Son of Clarence Mitchell, Sr. and Elsie Mitchell
Brother of Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr

Managed by: Ailene Nechelle House
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About Parren Mitchell, U.S. Congress

Parren James Mitchell, a Representative from Maryland; born in Baltimore, Md., April 29, 1922; attended Baltimore public schools; A.B., Morgan State College, 1950; M.A., University of Maryland, College Park, 1952; served in the United States Army, Ninety-second Infantry Division, commissioned officer and company commander, 1942-1945; received Purple Heart award; professor of sociology and assistant director, Urban Studies Institute, Morgan State College; executive secretary, Maryland Human Relations Commission, 1963-1965; director, Baltimore Community Action Agency, 1965-1968; supervisor, probation work, Supreme Bench of Baltimore City, 1954-1957; president, Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc., 1969-1970; delegate, Maryland State Democratic convention, 1972; delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1972; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-second and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1971-January 3, 1987); chairman, Committee on Small Business (Ninety-seventh, Ninety-eighth, and Ninety-ninth Congresses); was not a candidate for reelection in 1986; died on May 28, 2007, in Baltimore, Md.

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Parren Mitchell, U.S. Congress's Timeline

April 29, 1922
May 28, 2007
Age 85