Personal Profile


Full Name Pete Sessions
Age 62
Hometown Dallas
Race White
Education B.S., Southwestern University, 1978
Spouse: Karen

Pete Sessions represents the 32nd District of Texas. He took office in 1997.

He is Chairman of the House Rules Committee.

Sessions is the former Chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee

His honors include a “National Distinguished Eagle Scout Award” from the Boy Scouts of America and a “Taxpayer’s Friend Award” from the National Taxpayers Union.

He is an Advisor to the President of Special Olympics Texas.

He earned his undergraduate degree from Southwestern University in 1978. Afterwards, he worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company for 16 years, retiring as District Manager for Marketing in Dallas. As a businessman, he served as Chairman of the Northeast Dallas Chamber of Commerce.

He is currently married to Karen and has two sons with his ex-wife, Juanita.