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LOFGREN, Zoe, a Representative from California; born in San Mateo, San Mateo County, Calif., December 21, 1947; graduated from Gunn High School, Palo Alto, Calif., 1966; B.A., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1970; J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, Calif., 1975; lawyer, private practice; faculty, Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, Calif., 1978-1980; staff, United States Representative William Donlon (Don) Edwards of California, 1970-1978; Santa Clara County board of supervisors, 1980-1994; executive director, Community Housing Developers; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fourth and to the twelve succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1995-present); one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 2009 to conduct the impeachment proceedings of Samuel B. Kent, judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas; chair, Committee on Standards of Official Conduct (One Hundred Eleventh Congress); chair, Committee on House Administration (One Hundred Sixteenth Congress); chair, Joint Committee on Printing (One Hundred Sixteenth Congress).

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Bibliography / Further Reading

"Zoe Lofgren" in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2006.

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Homeland Security
  • House Committee - House Administration - Chair
    • Elections - Chair
  • House Committee - Judiciary
    • Immigration and Citizenship - Chair
    • Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law - Chair
  • House Committee - Science
  • House Committee - Science, Space, and Technology
  • House Committee - Select Committee on Homeland Security
  • House Committee - Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress
  • House Committee - Standards of Official Conduct - Chair
  • Joint Committee - Joint Committee on Printing - Chair
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