Personal Profile

Full Name Al Green
Age 71
Race Black
Education J.D., Texas Southern University, 1974. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (attended), 1971; Tuskegee Institute of Technology (attended)

Al Green took office in 2007. He represents Texas’ 9th Congressional District.

He sits on the House Committee on Financial Services and the House Committee on Homeland Security.

His awards include a 2007 AFL-CIO “Drum Major Award for Service.”

Green formerly served as president of the Houston Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

Green co-founded and co-managed law firm Green, Wilson, Dewberry, and Fitch. In 1977, he was elected Justice of the Peace, Precinct 7, Position 2, where he served for 26 years before retiring in 2004.

He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. After attending Florida A&M University in 1971, he went on to attend Tuskegee Institute of Technology. In 1974, Green earned his law degree from the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University, where he later served as an instructor.

He resides in Houston.