Gregory W. Meek is a Representative from New York. He was born in East Harlem, N.Y. on September 25, 1953.
He received his B.A. from Adelphi University in 1975, and his J.D. from Howard University in 1978.
He was a Queens County, N.Y. assistant district attorney from 1978-1983, and was on the New York state investigation commission from 1984-1985;
He was a member of the New York state assembly from 1992-1998, and was elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Floyd H. Flake, and to the One Hundred Sixth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (February 3, 1998-present).