Elected Officials with a Turkish Heritage
Rep. Steve Cohen
Representative Steve Cohen’s grandfather was born in Turkey. Mr. Cohen serves in the U.S. House of Representatives and is a member of the Congressional Turkish Caucus. (D-Tennessee/9th District).
Rep. Virginia Foxx
Representative Virginia Foxx’s son-in-law is Turkish and she has two Turkish American grandchildren. Dr. Foxx serves in the U.S. House of Representatives and is a member of the Congressional Turkish Caucus. (R-North Carolina/5th District).
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen’s grandmothers on both sides were born in Turkey – one in Istanbul and the other in Luleburgaz. Mrs. Lehtinen serves in the U.S. House of Representatives and is a member of the Congressional Turkish Caucus. Rep. Ros- Lehtinen is also the Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. (R-Florida/18th District)
Del. Dan Morhaim
Delegate Dan Morhaim’s grandfather, James Morhaim, was born in Luleburgaz. Dr. Morhaim serves in the Maryland House of Delegates. (D-11th District/Baltimore County).
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