Lee Zeldin is an American attorney, politician, and officer in the United States Army Reserve. A Republican, he has represented New York’s 1st congressional district in the United States House of Representatives since 2015.

His parents, Merrill Schwartz and David Zeldin gave birth to him in East Meadow, New York. Zeldin is their son.

Lee Zeldin
Lee Zeldin

He attended William Floyd High School in Mastic Beach, New York, and received his diploma from there in the year 1998. He was born and reared in Suffolk County, New York. In addition to it, he went to Hebrew school.

In the year 2001, Zeldin graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany.

In May of 2003, he graduated from Albany Law School with the degree of Juris Doctor. In 2004, he was approved to practice law in the state of New York.

After completing his training with the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), Zeldin was commissioned as a second lieutenant and served in the United States Army from 2003 until 2007. He began his career in the Military Intelligence Corps.

2007 was the year that he made the switch from active service to the Army Reserve, where he eventually attained the rank of lieutenant colonel.

Where is Lee Zeldin’s District: Who is the US representative for Long Island?

Lee Zeldin’s district is New York’s 1st congressional district. The eastern part of Long Island makes up the 1st congressional district of New York, which sends representatives to the U.S. House of Representatives.

The eastern two-thirds of Suffolk County, including most of Smithtown, as well as the entire towns of Brookhaven, Riverhead, Southold, Southampton, East Hampton, and Shelter Island, are included in this district.

Affluent areas like the Hamptons and the North Fork’s Selden, Centereach, and Lake Grove sit beside more working-class ones like Mastic, Shirley, and Riverhead, as well as rural farming settlements like Mattituck and Jamesport.

Republican Lee Zeldin presently represents the area. To unseat longtime Democratic incumbent Tim Bishop, who has served in the area since 2003, Zeldin ran against the tide in 2014.


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