Donald Manzullo of Egan, Illinois, was born on March 24, 1944 in Rockford, Illinois. He attended public schools and received his B.A. degree from the American University School of Government and Public Administration in 1967 and his J.D. from Marquette University Law School. He worked for the U.S. House of Representatives from 1964 -67. Mr. Manzullo is an author of several articles and a book on Constitutional law, and he is the recipient of the George Washington Honor Medal for Excellence in Public Communications from the Freedom Foundation in 1991.
A lecturer on business law, he was elected to the 103rd Congress in November, 1993 and re-elected in November, 1994. His Committee assignments include the House International Relations Committee where he serves on on the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific and the Subcommittee on International Economic Policy and trade; the House Small Business Committee and its Subcommittee on Procurement, Exports and Business Opportunities; and the Joint Economic Committee. His caucus memberships include the Congressional Fire Services Caucus and the Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus.