|Birth Day||April 5, 1944|
|Birth Place||New York|
|Age||78 YEARS OLD|
Affiliated with the Republican Party, he represented New York's second-district constituency in the United States Congress beginning in 2013. Previously, he had held the same position, but as a representative of New York's third district.
After studying political science at St. Francis College, he earned his law degree from the University of Notre Dame.
From 2005 to 2007 and again from 2011 to 2013, he served as Chairman of the United States House Committee on Homeland Security.
He grew up in Queens as the son of New York City police officer Peter E. King and Ethel Gittins King. His marriage to Rosemary Wiedl resulted in two children.
He and 1996 U.S. Vice Presidential candidate Jack Kemp both had careers as Republican congressmen from New York.