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James Henry MacLafferty , a Representative from California; born in San Diego, Calif., February 27, 1871; moved with his parents to Oakland, Calif., in 1874, to Eugene, Oreg., in 1880, to Astoria, Oreg...

1/11/2018 1/11/2018

John Arthur Elston , a Representative from California; born in Woodland, Yolo County, Calif., February 10, 1874; attended the public schools; graduated from Hesperian College, Woodland, Calif., 1892; g...

1/10/2018 1/10/2018

Glenn M. Anderson MP (1913 - 1994)

Glenn Malcolm Anderson (February 21, 1913 – December 13, 1994) was an American politician. He was the 37th Lieutenant Governor of California and later a congressman. He was a member of the Democratic...

12/22/2017 12/22/2017

Ellis E. Patterson MP (1897 - 1985)

Ellis Ellwood Patterson (November 28, 1897 – August 25, 1985) was a one-term Democratic California congressman. Born in Yuba City, California, he served as representative between 1945 and 1947. Patte...

12/22/2017 12/22/2017

Jimmy Gomez (born November 25, 1974) is an American politician who is the current Member of the United States House of Representatives for California's 34th congressional district. He previously serv...

4/9/2017 11/1/2017

Allan Oakley Hunter (June 15, 1916 – May 2, 1995) was an American lawyer and politician. Hunter, a Republican, served as the United States Representative for California's 9th congressional district f...

9/24/2017 9/27/2017

James Carson Needham, a Representative from California; born in a covered wagon at Carson City, Nev., September 17, 1864; arrived with his parents at Mayfield, Santa Clara, Calif., October 1, 1864; a...

9/1/2017 9/1/2017

James McLachlan, a Representative from California; born in Argyllshire, Scotland, August 1, 1852; immigrated to the United States in 1855 with his parents, who settled in Tompkins County, N.Y.; reare...

9/1/2017 9/1/2017

Marion Cannon, U.S. Congress MP (1834 - 1920)

Marion Cannon, a Representative from California; born near Morgantown, Va. (now West Virginia), October 30, 1834; attended the district school; learned the blacksmith trade; moved to California in 18...

9/1/2017 9/1/2017

William Wallace Bowers, a Representative from California; born in Whitestown, Oneida County, N.Y., October 20, 1834; attended the common schools; moved to Wisconsin in 1854; enlisted as a private in ...

8/25/2017 8/25/2017

John Lowell Burton, (brother of Phillip Burton), a Representative from California; born in Cincinnati, Ohio, December 15, 1932; graduated from Lincoln High School, San Francisco, Calif., 1950; A.B., ...

8/17/2017 8/20/2017

Sala Burton, U.S. Congress MP (1925 - 1987)

Sala Galante Burton, (wife of Phillip Burton), a Representative from California; born Sala Galante in Bialystock, Poland, April 1, 1925; attended public schools in San Francisco and San Francisco Uni...

8/17/2017 8/17/2017

Phillip Burton, (brother of John Lowell Burton and husband of Sala Burton), a Representative from California; born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, June 1, 1926; attended Washington High School,...

8/17/2017 8/17/2017

John F. Shelley, U.S. Congress MP (1905 - 1974)

"Jack"

John Francis Shelley, a Representative from California; born in San Francisco, Calif., September 3, 1905; attended the parochial and public schools; graduated from the law school of the University of...

8/17/2017 8/17/2017

Richard Joseph Welch, a Representative from California; born in Monroe County, N.Y., February 13, 1869; educated in the public schools; moved to California in early boyhood and settled in San Francis...

8/17/2017 8/17/2017

Lawrence James Flaherty, a Representative from California; born in San Mateo, San Mateo County, Calif., July 4, 1878; moved with his parents to San Francisco in 1888; attended the public schools; lea...

8/16/2017 8/16/2017

William Joseph Wynn, a Representative from California; born in San Francisco, Calif., June 12, 1860; attended the public schools of San Francisco; apprenticed to the machinist’s trade and subsequentl...

8/16/2017 8/16/2017

Eugene Francis Loud, a Representative from California; born in Abington, Plymouth County, Mass., March 12, 1847; went to sea and afterward settled in California; during the Civil War enlisted in a Ca...

8/14/2017 8/14/2017

Thomas Jefferson Clunie, a Representative from California; born in St. John’s, Newfoundland, March 25, 1852, while his parents were on a visit there from Massachusetts; moved with his parents to Cali...

8/14/2017 8/14/2017

John Raglan Glascock, a Representative from California; born in Panola County, Miss., August 25, 1845; in 1856 moved to California with his parents, who settled in San Francisco; attended the public ...

8/14/2017 8/14/2017

John Taylor Doolittle, a Representative from California; born in Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif., October 30, 1950; graduated from Cupertino High School, Cupertino, Calif., 1968; B.A., Universit...

8/14/2017 8/14/2017

Robert Louis Leggett, a Representative from California; born in Richmond, Contra Costa County, Calif., July 26, 1926; attended the public schools of Richmond, Calif.; served as an enlisted man in the...

8/13/2017 8/13/2017

Thomas Rolph, U.S. Congress MP (1885 - 1956)

Thomas Rolph, a Representative from California; born in San Francisco, Calif., January 17, 1885; attended the public schools; graduated from Humboldt Evening High School; in 1912 founded a building m...

8/13/2017 8/13/2017

Franck Roberts Havenner, a Representative from California; born in Sherwood, Baltimore County, Md., September 20, 1882; attended the public schools, Columbian College (now George Washington Universit...

8/13/2017 8/13/2017

Edward James Livernash, (subsequently Edward James de Nivernais), a Representative from California; born in Lower Calveritas, a California mining camp, near San Andreas, February 14, 1866; attended t...

8/13/2017 8/13/2017

James George Maguire, a Representative from California; born in Boston, Mass., February 22, 1853; moved with his parents to California in April 1854; attended the public schools of Watsonville, Santa...

8/13/2017 8/13/2017

John Tyler Cutting, a Representative from California; born in Westport, Essex County, N.Y., September 7, 1844; was left an orphan at ten years of age, when he journeyed westward; resided in Wisconsin...

8/13/2017 8/13/2017

Victor Herbert Fazio, Jr., a Representative from California; born in Winchester, Middlesex County, Mass., October 11, 1942; graduated from Williston Academy, Easthampton, Mass., 1961; B.A., Union Col...

8/10/2017 8/11/2017

Doug Ose, a Representative from California; born in Sacramento, Sacramento, Calif., June 27, 1955; graduated from Rio Americano High School, Sacramento, Calif.; B.S., University of California, Berkel...

9/14/2011 8/11/2017

John E. Moss, U.S. Congress MP (1915 - 1997)

John Emerson Moss, a Representative from California; born in Hiawatha, Carbon County, Utah, April 13, 1915; moved to Sacramento, Calif., with his parents in 1923; attended the public schools and Sacr...

12/26/2008 8/11/2017

Daniel Edward Lungren, a Representative from California; born in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 22, 1946; attended St. Barnabas School, Long Beach, 1960; graduated from St. Anthony...

8/26/2015 8/11/2017

Pleasant Britton Tully, a Representative from California; born in Henderson County, Tenn., on March 21, 1829; moved to Arkansas with his father, who settled in Phillips County in 1838; attended publi...

8/11/2017 8/11/2017

Justin Leroy Johnson, a Representative from California; born in Wausau, Marathon County, Wis., April 8, 1888; attended the public schools and was graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Madison...

8/10/2017 8/10/2017

Charles Forrest Curry, Jr., (son of Charles Forrest Curry), a Representative from California; born in San Francisco, Calif., August 13, 1893; attended the public schools, Howe’s Academy, Sacramento, ...

8/8/2017 8/8/2017

Charles Forrest Curry, (father of Charles Forrest Curry, Jr.), a Representative from California; born in Naperville, Du Page County, Ill., March 14, 1858; attended the common schools and the Episcopa...

8/8/2017 8/8/2017

Warren Barkley English, a Representative from California; born in Charles Town, Va. (now West Virginia), May 1, 1840; attended the public schools and Charles Town Academy until June 1861; served in t...

8/7/2017 8/8/2017

Samuel Greeley Hilborn, a Representative from California; born in Minot, Androscoggin (then Cumberland) County, Maine, December 9, 1834; attended the common schools, Hebron Academy, and Gould’s Acade...

8/7/2017 8/7/2017

) James Augustus Johnson (May 16, 1829 – May 11, 1896) was a U.S. Representative from California who went on to serve as the state's 14th Lieutenant Governor. Early life Johnson was born in Spart...

8/7/2017 8/7/2017

Anthony Charles Beilenson MP (1932 - 2017)

"Tony"

Anthony Charles "Tony" Beilenson (October 26, 1932 – March 5, 2017) was a former Democratic Congressman from Southern California who served ten terms in the United States House of Representatives, from...

5/25/2011 4/28/2017

Thomas Bowles Shannon MP (1827 - 1897)

Thomas Bowles Shannon, a Representative from California; born in Westmoreland County, Pa., September 21, 1827; attended the public schools; moved to Illinois in 1844 and to California in 1849; engage...

4/18/2017 4/18/2017

Yvonne Brathwaite Burke (born October 5, 1932) was the first African-American woman elected to the California legislature as well as the first African-American woman to represent the West Coast in Co...

4/14/2017 4/14/2017

Walter William (Wally) Herger, a Representative from California; born in Yuba City, Calif., May 20, 1945; graduated from East Nicolaus High School, Nicolaus, Calif.; attended California State Univers...

4/13/2017 4/13/2017

Duncan E. McKinlay MP (1862 - 1914)

Duncan E. McKinlay, a Representative from California; born in Orillia, Ontario, Canada, October 6, 1862; attended the common schools; later learned the trade of carriage painting and worked in Flint,...

4/13/2017 4/13/2017

Theodore Arlington Bell MP (1872 - 1922)

Theodore Arlington Bell, a Representative from California; born in Vallejo, Solano County, Calif., July 25, 1872; moved with his parents to St. Helena, Napa County, in 1876; attended the common schoo...

4/13/2017 4/13/2017

Samuel D. Woods MP (1845 - 1915)

Samuel Davis Woods, a Representative from California; born in Mount Pleasant, Maury County, Tenn., September 19, 1845; moved with his parents to Stockton, Calif., in February 1850; attended the publi...

4/13/2017 4/13/2017

Marion De Vries, a Representative from California; born on a ranch near Woodbridge, San Joaquin County, Calif., August 15, 1865; attended the public schools; was graduated from the San Joaquin Valley...

4/13/2017 4/13/2017

Barry Morris Goldwater, Jr. (born July 15, 1938), is a former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from California, 1969–1983. He is the son of Arizona Senator Barry Goldwa...

12/8/2008 3/25/2017

Carlos John Moorhead, a Representative from California; born in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 6, 1922; attended the public schools of Glendale, Calif.; B.A., University of California-Lo...

3/25/2017 3/25/2017

John Maxwell Coghlan, a Representative from California; born in Louisville, Ky., December 8, 1835; moved with his parents to Illinois in 1847, and in 1850 they moved to California and settled in Suis...

6/26/2016 3/7/2017

James Alexander Louttit, a Representative from California; born in New Orleans, La., October 16, 1848; moved with his parents to California in 1849, who settled in Calaveras County; attended private ...

2/28/2017 2/28/2017

Horace Francis Page, a Representative from California; born near Medina, Orleans County, N.Y., October 20, 1833; attended the public schools and Millville Academy; taught school in La Porte County, I...

2/28/2017 2/28/2017

Joseph Walker McCorkle , a Representative from California; born in Piqua, Ohio, June 24, 1819; attended the common schools and Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio; studied law; was admitted to the bar abou...

5/25/2016 2/28/2017

Rep. Edward Gilbert (D-CA) MP (c.1819 - 1852)

Edward Gilbert, a Representative from California; born in Cherry Valley, Otsego County, N.Y., about 1819; attended the public schools; was a compositor on the Albany Argus in 1839, and later an assoc...

2/28/2017 2/28/2017

James Varni "Jimmy" Panetta (born October 1, 1969) is an American politician from the state of California. He is a member-elect of the United States House of Representatives for California's 20th con...

12/1/2016 1/3/2017

Jose Luis "Lou" Correa (born January 24, 1958 in Anaheim, California) is a California Democratic Party politician. He served as a member of the California State Senate, representing the 34th Senate D...

12/24/2016 12/24/2016

Salud Carbajal (born November 18, 1964) is an American politician who was elected to serve California's 24th congressional district in the 2016 elections. He took office when the 115th Congress conve...

12/24/2016 12/24/2016

Brian P. Bilbray, (cousin of James Hubert Bilbray), a Representative from California; born in Coronado, Calif., January 28, 1951; graduated Mar Vista High School; attended South Western College; tax ...

8/21/2013 12/22/2016

Rohit "Ro" Khanna (born September 13, 1976) is an American teacher, lawyer, politician, and the Representative-elect for California's 17th congressional district. He served as the Deputy Assistant Se...

12/21/2016 12/21/2016

Leon Edward Panetta (born June 28, 1938) is an American statesman, lawyer, and professor. He served in the Obama administration as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from 2009 to 2011, and a...

3/14/2010 12/1/2016

Daniel Hamburg, a Representative from California; born in St. Louis, Mo., October 6, 1948; B.A., Stanford University, 1970; M.A., California Institute for Integral Studies, 1992; founder of an altern...

10/4/2016 10/4/2016

Juan Vargas , a Representative from California; born in National City, San Diego County, Calif., March 7, 1961; B.A., University of San Diego, San Diego, Calif., 1983; M.A., Fordham University, Bronx...

9/6/2016 9/6/2016

Maxine Waters , a Representative from California; born Maxine (Moore) Carr, in St. Louis, St. Louis County, Mo., August 15, 1938; B.A., California State University, Los Angeles, Calif., 1970; teacher...

8/27/2016 8/27/2016

Norma Judith Torres , a Representative from California; born in Escuintla, Guatemala, April 4, 1965; attended Mount Saint Antonio College, Walnut, Calif., 1999-2000; attended Rio Hondo College, Whitt...

8/27/2016 8/27/2016

Xavier Becerra (/hɑːviˈɛər bᵻˈsɛrə/ hah-vee-AIR; born January 26, 1958) is an American politician and the current Attorney General of California. Prior to becoming Attorney General, he was a member o...

8/27/2016 8/27/2016

Grace Flores Napolitano , a Representative from California; born in Brownsville, Cameron County, Tex., December 4, 1936; graduated from Brownsville High School, Brownsville, Tex., 1954; attended Cerr...

8/26/2016 8/26/2016

Ted Lieu , a Representative from California; born in Taipei, Taiwan, March 29, 1969; graduated from St. Ignatius High School, Cleveland, Ohio, 1987; B.A., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1991;...

8/26/2016 8/26/2016

Judy May Chu (Chinese: 趙美心; born July 7, 1953) is an American politician, and also the first Chinese American woman elected to the U.S. Congress. She serves as the U.S. Representative for California'...

8/25/2016 8/26/2016

David G. Valadao, a Representative from California; born in Hanford, Kings County, Calif., April 14, 1977; graduated from Hanford High School, Hanford, Calif., 1995; attended College of the Sequoias,...

8/5/2016 8/5/2016

Devin Nunes, a Representative from California; born in Tulare County, Calif., October 1, 1973; A.A., College of the Sequoias, Visalia, Calif.; B.S., California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo, Calif., 1...

8/5/2016 8/5/2016

Peter Rey Aguilar, a Representative from California; born in Fontana, San Bernadino County, Calif., June 19, 1979; B.S., University of Redlands, Redlands, Calif., 2001; business owner; interim direct...

2/8/2012 7/28/2016

Mark Takano , a Representative from California; born in Riverside, Riverside County, Calif., December 10, 1960; graduated from La Sierra High School, Riverside, Calif.; A.B., Harvard University, Camb...

9/24/2010 7/28/2016

Karen Bass, a Representative from California; born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, October 3, 1953; graduated from Hamilton High School, Los Angeles, Calif.; B.S., California State Un...

5/11/2010 7/28/2016

Barbara Jean Lee (born July 16, 1946) is the U.S. Representative for California's 13th congressional district, serving East Bay voters from 1998 to 2013 during a time when the region was designated C...

7/19/2016 7/27/2016

Amerish Babulal "Ami" Bera (born March 2, 1965) is an Indian-American physician who has been the U.S. Representative for California's 7th congressional district since 2013. He is a member of the Democr...

7/18/2016 7/19/2016

Jeffrey John "Jeff" Denham (born July 29, 1967) is an American businessman, United States Air Force veteran, and politician. A member of the Republican Party, he is the U.S. Representative for Californ...

7/18/2016 7/19/2016

Michael Makoto "Mike" Honda (Japanese: 本田実 Honda Makoto; born June 27, 1941) is an American politician. He serves as the U.S. Representative for California's 17th congressional district, known as Silic...

7/18/2016 7/19/2016

Everis Anson Hayes, a Representative from California; born in Waterloo, Jefferson County, Wis., March 10, 1855; attended the public schools; was graduated from the Waterloo High School in 1873 and fr...

7/16/2016 7/16/2016

Jared Huffman, a Representative from California; born in Independence, Jackson County, Mo., February 18, 1964; graduated from William Chrisman High School, Independence, Mo., 1982; B.A., University o...

6/23/2016 7/4/2016

Eric Swalwell, a Representative from California; born in Sac City, Sac County, Iowa, November 16, 1980; graduated from Dublin High School, Dublin, Calif.; B.A. University of Maryland, College Park, M...

6/23/2016 7/4/2016

Julia Brownley, a Representative from California; born in Aiken, Aiken County, S.C., August 28, 1952; B.A., Mount Vernon College, Washington, D.C., 1975; M.B.A., American University, Washington, D.C....

6/23/2016 7/4/2016

Douglas Harry Bosco, a Representative from California; born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., July 28, 1946; attended Homestead High School, Sunnyvale, Calif.; graduated, Capitol Page School, Washingt...

2/23/2011 7/4/2016

Frank D. Riggs, a Representative from California; born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., September 5, 1950; B.A., Golden Gate University, San Francisco, Calif., 1980; United States Army, 1972-197...

6/30/2016 7/4/2016

Eugene A. Chappie, a Representative from California; born in Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., March 28, 1920; attended the public schools; graduated from Sacramento High School, 1938; served in...

6/29/2016 6/29/2016

Harold Terry Johnson, a Representative from California; born in Broderick, Yolo County, Calif., December 2, 1907; attended the public schools of Roseville, Calif., and the University of Nevada; super...

6/29/2016 6/29/2016

Donald Holst Clausen, a Representative from California; born in Ferndale, Humboldt County, Calif., April 27, 1923; graduated from elementary and high schools of Ferndale; attended San Jose (Calif.) S...

6/28/2016 6/28/2016

Hubert Baxter Scudder, a Representative from California; born in Sebastopol, Sonoma County, Calif., November 5, 1888; graduated from the public schools; supplemented school training with corresponden...

6/27/2016 6/27/2016

Clarence Frederick Lea, a Representative from California; born near Highland Springs, Lake County, Calif., July 11, 1874; attended the common schools, Lakeport Academy, and Stanford University, Calif...

6/27/2016 6/27/2016

William Kent, U.S. Congress MP (1864 - 1928)

William Kent, a Representative from California; born in Chicago, Ill., March 29, 1864; moved to California in 1871 with his parents, who settled in Marin County; attended private schools in Californi...

1/1/2009 6/26/2016

John E. Raker, U.S. Congress MP (1863 - 1926)

John Edward Raker, a Representative from California; born near Knoxville, Knox County, Ill., February 22, 1863; moved with his parents to Lassen County, Calif., in 1873; attended the public schools a...

6/26/2016 6/26/2016

Frank Coombs, U.S. Congress MP (1853 - 1934)

Frank Leslie Coombs, a Representative from California; born in Napa, Napa County, Calif., December 27, 1853; attended the public schools in California; attended the Dorchester High School, Boston, Ma...

6/26/2016 6/26/2016

John All Barham, a Representative from California; born on a farm in Cass County, Mo., July 17, 1843; moved to California in 1849 with his parents, who settled in Woodland; attended the common school...

6/26/2016 6/26/2016

Thomas J. Geary, a Representative from California; born in Boston, Mass., January 18, 1854; moved with his parents to San Francisco, Calif., in April 1863; attended the public schools; studied law at...

6/26/2016 6/26/2016

John Jefferson De Haven , a Representative from California; born in St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo., March 12, 1849; moved to California in 1853 with his parents, who settled in Humboldt County; att...

9/15/2012 6/26/2016

Thomas Larkin Thompson , (son of Robert Augustine Thompson), a Representative from California; born in Charleston, Va. (now West Virginia), May 31, 1838; attended the common schools and Buffalo Acade...

6/26/2016 6/26/2016

William Adam Piper , a Representative from California; born in Franklin County, Pa., May 21, 1826; attended the common schools; moved to St. Louis, Mo.; during the Mexican War served in Company A, Ei...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

Charles Clayton , a Representative from California; born in Derbyshire, England, October 5, 1825; attended the public schools; alcalde of Santa Clara, Calif., 1849-1850; founded, Santa Clara flour mi...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

Donald Campbell McRuer , a Representative from California; born in Bangor, Maine, March 10, 1826; pursued an academic course; moved to San Francisco, Calif., in 1851 and engaged in the business of a ...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

Joseph Chambers McKibbin, a Representative from California; born in Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pa., May 14, 1824; received a common-school education and attended Princeton College 1840-1842; move...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... James William Denver (October 23, 1817 – August 9, 1892) was an American politician, soldier, lawyer, and esteemed actor. He served in the California state govern...

6/4/2009 6/24/2016

George Washington Wright, a Representative from California; was born in Concord, Mass., on June 4, 1816; attended the public schools; employed in the business department of the Boston Courier in 1835...

1/17/2016 6/24/2016