|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from California's 27th district
January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993
|Preceded by||Bob Dornan|
|Succeeded by||Jane Harman (Redistricting)|
|California State Assemblyman, 44th District|
|Preceded by||Alan Sieroty|
|Succeeded by||Tom Hayden|
Meldon Edises Levine
June 7, 1943
Los Angeles, California
|Children||Adam, Jake and Cara|
|Residence||Pacific Palisades, California|
|Alma mater||University of California, Berkeley|
Levine was student body president (1963–64) and valedictorian at the University of California, Berkeley. After attending Princeton (MPA 1966) and Harvard (JD 1969) Universities, he was admitted to the California bar in 1970.
In 1970, after Levine was admitted to the California bar, he set up a private law practice.
He was a legislative assistant to U.S. Senator John V. Tunney from 1971 to 1973. He served in the California State Assembly from 1977 to 1982. He served in the House of Representatives from 1983 to 1993. He supported the 1991 Gulf War Authorization Act, which authorized the use of United States Armed Forces pursuant to United Nations Security Council Resolution 678.
In Aug 2013 Levine was appointed by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to become a member of the Board of Water and Power Commissioners. On Sept 11, 2013 Levine was confirmed to become a member of the Board of Water and Power Commissioners by the Los Angeles City Council. Levine is the President of the Board of Water and Power Commissioners.
Levine is married to New Yorker journalist Connie Bruck. He has three children from a previous marriage: Adam, Jake and Cara. He lives in Pacific Palisades. In January 2018 Adam Levine, who is gay, “came out” as a political conservative.
- Michael Barone and Grant Ujifusa In 1992, Levine entered the Democratic primary election for the U.S. Senate, but lost the nomination to then-Congresswoman Barbara Boxer. (1991). The Almanac of American Politics 1992. Washington, D.C.: National Journal. pp. 150–151. ISBN 0-89234-051-7.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
- Reinhold, Robert (June 3, 1992). "THE 1992 CAMPAIGN: California; 2 Women Win Nomination In California Senate Races". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved May 18, 2019.
- LA DWP. Board of Commissioners - Board Members. "ladwp.com". Retrieved Dec 5, 2016.
- "Board of Directors". Pacific Council on International Policy. Archived from the original on 10 March 2012. Retrieved 4 June 2012.
- Politics (2018-01-09). "Coming Out As A Republican Went Worse Than Coming Out Gay". The Federalist. Retrieved 2019-07-29.
- United States Congress. "Mel Levine (id: L000264)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Appearances on C-SPAN
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| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives |
from California's 27th congressional district
Carlos J. Moorhead
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