Personal Profile

Full Name Marc Veasey
Age 47
Hometown Fort Worth
Race Black
Occupation Real Estate
Education B.S., Texas Wesleyan University; J.D., University of Texas
Spouse: Tonya

U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth, was elected in 2012 to represent the new 33rd Congressional District after representing Tarrant County's HD-95 since 2005.

The lifelong Fort Worth resident served as a member of the National Conference of State Legislature's Committee on Technology.

Veasey also served on the House Environmental Regulation Committee, the Redistricting Committee, and the Pensions, Investments and Financial Services Committee. In 2009 he was elected Chair Pro Tempore of the House Democratic Caucus.

Veasey was appointed as a delegate to the 2008 Democratic Convention in Denver, and he is a member of the board of directors of the Texas Lyceum. He earned a degree in mass communication from Texas Wesleyan University.

He is a member of the Tarrant County Black Genealogical Society, the Multicultural Alliance, and the Fort Worth Ambassadors. He and his wife, Tonya, live in Fort Worth with their son, Adam Clayton Veasey.