|Address||3810 SW Martins Lane |
Portland, Oregon 97239, United States
|| April 08, 1955
Jul 01, 2011 09:35pm
Asian - Presbyterian -
|Info||Wu was born in Hsinchu, Taiwan to mainland Chinese parents who had settled in Taiwan due to the Chinese Civil War and moved to the United States with his family in 1961. He spent his first two years in the U.S. in Latham, New York where his family were the only Asian Americans in town. |
Wu received a bachelor of science degree from Stanford University in 1977, and attended Harvard Medical School, but dropped out. Wu also received a Juris Doctor degree from Yale in 1982. He is married to Michelle Wu, and has one son, Matthew, and a daughter, Sarah.
Prior to being elected a U.S. Representative, Wu served as a clerk for a federal judge and co-founded a law firm, Cohen & Wu, which primarily served the high tech sector in Oregon's "Silicon Forest".