Cool Colleges for Congressmembers

Georgetown University

The #21 National university according to U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges 2016
Roughly 81 U.S. Congressmembers have been affiliated with the school, such as attending classes, earning a degree, or being employed by the school.

Names in bold indicate Congressmembers who are currently in office as of May 2016.

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Patrick Leahy
Senator
Democrat
VT
received J.D. degree from Georgetown University 1964
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Steny Hoyer
Representative
Democrat
MD
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., 1966
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Richard Durbin
Senator
Democrat
IL
B.S., Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, Washington, DC 1966
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center 1969
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Peter Visclosky
Representative
Democrat
IN
LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., 1982
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Eleanor Norton
Representative
Democrat
DC
professor, Georgetown University Law Center, 1982-1990
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Mark Kirk
Senator
Republican
IL
J.D., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1992
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Lisa Murkowski
Senator
Republican
AK
B.A. in Economics, Georgetown University 1980
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Chris Van Hollen
Representative
Democrat
MD
J.D., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1990
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Henry Cuellar
Representative
Democrat
TX
B.S., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1978
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Jeff Fortenberry
Representative
Republican
NE
M.P.P., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1986
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Mazie Hirono
Senator
Democrat
HI
J.D., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1978
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John Yarmuth
Representative
Democrat
KY
attended Georgetown University Law School, Washington, D.C., 1971-1972
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John Barrasso
Senator
Republican
WY
graduated Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., B.S. 1974
graduated Georgetown University School of Medicine, M.D. 1978
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David Cicilline
Representative
Democrat
RI
J.D., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1986
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Mick Mulvaney
Representative
Republican
SC
B.S.F.S., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1989
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John Delaney
Representative
Democrat
MD
J.D., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1988
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Lois Frankel
Representative
Democrat
FL
J.D., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1973
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Hakeem Jeffries
Representative
Democrat
NY
M.P.P., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1994
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Ann Kuster
Representative
Democrat
NH
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., 1984
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Sean Maloney
Representative
Democrat
NY
attended Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1986
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Filemon Vela
Representative
Democrat
TX
B.A., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1985
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Barbara Comstock
Representative
Republican
VA
J.D., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1986
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Debbie Dingell
Representative
Democrat
MI
B.S.F.S., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1975
M.S., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1996
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Ted Lieu
Representative
Democrat
CA
J.D., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1994
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Stacey Plaskett
Representative
Democrat
VI
B.S.F.S., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1988
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Dan Sullivan
Senator
Republican
AK
M.F.S. and J.D., Georgetown University, 1993
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Edmond Edmondson
Representative
Democrat
OK
graduated from Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1947
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John Robsion
Representative
Republican
KY
attended Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., and the National War College
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Harrison Williams
Senator
Democrat
NJ
engaged in newspaper work in Washington, D.C., and studied at Georgetown University Foreign Service School until called to active duty as a seaman in the United States Naval Reserve in 1941
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Alan Bible
Senator
Democrat
NV
graduated from the University of Nevada at Reno in 1930 and from Georgetown University Law School, Washington, D.C., in 1934
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John Dingell
Representative
Democrat
MI
B.S., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1949
J.D., Georgetown University Law School, Washington, D.C., 1952
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Milton Glenn
Representative
Republican
NJ
attended Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., in 1921 and 1922 and graduated from Dickinson Law School, Carlisle, Pa., in 1924
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Joseph Montoya
Senator
Democrat
NM
graduated from Georgetown University Law School, Washington, D.C., in 1938
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John Foley
Representative
Democrat
MD
LL.B., Georgetown University Law School, Washington, D.C., 1947
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Philip Hart
Senator
Democrat
MI
graduated from Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., in 1934 and from the University of Michigan Law School at Ann Arbor in 1937
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David King
Representative
Democrat
UT
graduated from Georgetown University School of Law, Washington, D.C., in 1942
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Donald McGinley
Representative
Democrat
NE
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1949
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Hall Lusk
Senator
Democrat
OR
graduated from Georgetown University in 1904 and from Georgetown Law School in 1907
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Carlton Sickles
Representative
Democrat
MD
BS, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1943
taught at Georgetown University Law School, 1960-1966
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John Erlenborn
Representative
Republican
IL
adjunct faculty, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C.
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James Kee
Representative
Democrat
WV
educated in the public schools and Sacred Heart School in Bluefield, Greenbrier Military School, Southeastern University School of Law, and the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University
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Richard Ottinger
Representative
Democrat
NY
took postgraduate study in international law, Georgetown University, 1960-1961
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John Stanton
Representative
Republican
OH
attended School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1942
graduated from Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1949
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Robert Sweeney
Representative
Democrat
OH
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
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Joseph Vigorito
Representative
Democrat
PA
faculty, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1977-1978
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Lawrence Hogan
Representative
Republican
MD
B.A., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1949
J.D., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1954
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Robert Drinan
Representative
Democrat
MA
LL.B., LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., 1950
professor, Georgetown University Law Center, 1981- 2007
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Robert Bauman
Representative
Republican
MD
B.S., international affairs, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1959
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., 1964
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James Jones
Representative
Democrat
OK
LL.B., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., 1964
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Angelo Roncallo
Representative
Republican
NY
J.D., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1953
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John Durkin
Senator
Democrat
NH
graduated from Holy Cross College, Worcester, 1959 and Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., 1965
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Herbert Harris
Representative
Democrat
VA
J.D., Georgetown University Law School, Washington, D.C., 1951
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Henry Hyde
Representative
Republican
IL
B.S., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1947
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Philip Sharp
Representative
Democrat
IN
B.S., Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, Washington, D.C., 1964
Ph.D., Georgetown University, 1974
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Richard Tonry
Representative
Democrat
LA
graduate studies, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1962
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Jonas Frost
Representative
Democrat
TX
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., 1970
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Daniel Lungren
Representative
Republican
CA
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., 1971
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George Mitchell
Senator
Democrat
ME
graduated, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., 1960
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Tom Bliley
Representative
Republican
VA
B.A., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1952
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Frank Wolf
Representative
Republican
VA
LL.B., Georgetown University Law School, Washington, D.C., 1965
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Herbert Bateman
Representative
Republican
VA
LL.B., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., 1956
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Lane Evans
Representative
Democrat
IL
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., 1977
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Helen Bentley
Representative
Republican
MD
attended the University of Nevada, and Georgetown University, Washington, D.C..
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Bill Schuette
Representative
Republican
MI
B.S.F.S., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1976
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Michael Castle
Representative
Republican
DE
LL.B., Georgetown University School of Law, Washington, D.C., 1964
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Jane Harman
Representative
Democrat
CA
adjunct professor, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., 1974-1975
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Paul McHale
Representative
Democrat
PA
B.A., Lehigh University, 1972, J.D., Georgetown University School of Law, 1977
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Walter Tucker
Representative
Democrat
CA
J.D., Georgetown University School of Law, 1981
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Albert Wynn
Representative
Democrat
MD
J.D., Georgetown University School of Law, Washington, D.C., 1977
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Bob Barr
Representative
Republican
GA
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., 1977
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Charles Norwood
Representative
Republican
GA
D.D.S., Georgetown University Dental School, Washington, D.C, 1967
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Richard White
Representative
Republican
WA
J.D., Georgetown University School of Law, 1980
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Michael Ferguson
Representative
Republican
NJ
M.P.A., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
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Stephanie Herseth Sandlin
Representative
Democrat
SD
B.A., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1993
J.D., Georgetown University Law School, Washington, D.C., 1997
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Luis Fortuño
Representative
Republican
PR
B.S.F.S., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1982
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Jim Webb
Senator
Democrat
VA
J.D., Georgetown University Law School 1975
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Donald Cazayoux
Representative
Democrat
LA
J.D., Georgetown University Law School, Washington, D.C., 1991
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Glenn Nye
Representative
Democrat
VA
B. S., Georgetown University, Washington, D. C., 1996
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George LeMieux
Senator
Republican
FL
J.D., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1994
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Hansen Clarke
Representative
Democrat
MI
J.D., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1987