Lois Capps, U.S. Congress

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Lois Ragnhild Capps (Grimsrud)

Birthplace: Ladysmith, Rusk County, Wisconsin, United States
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Daughter of Jurgen Milton Grimsrud and Solveig Magdalene Grimsrud
Widow of Walter Capps, U.S. Congress

Managed by: Tamás Flinn Caldwell-Gilbert
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About Lois Capps, U.S. Congress


Lois Capps, (wife of Walter Capps), a Representative from California; born in Ladysmith, Rusk County, Wis., January 10, 1938; graduated from Flathead County High School, Kalispell, Mont., 1955; B.S., Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Wash., 1959; M.A., Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 1964; M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, Calif., 1990; nursing instructor; nurse administrator, Yale Hospital, New Haven, Conn.; director, Teenage Pregnancy and Parenting Project and the Parent and Child Enrichment Center, Santa Barbara County, Calif.; instructor, Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, Calif.; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of her husband, United States Representative Walter Capps, and reelected to the nine succeeding Congresses (March 10, 1998-present).


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January 10, 1938
Ladysmith, Rusk County, Wisconsin, United States