LEE, Barbara

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LEE, Barbara
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1946–

Biography

LEE, Barbara, a Representative from California; born in El Paso, El Paso County, Tex., July 16, 1946; graduated from San Fernando High School, San Fernando, Calif., 1964; B.A., Mills College, Oakland, Calif., 1973; M.S.W., University of California, Berkeley, Calif., 1975; staff, United States Representative Ronald V. Dellums of California, 1975-1987; member of the California state assembly, 1991-1997; member of the California state senate, 1997-1998; business owner; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Ron Dellums, and reelected to the eleven succeeding Congresses (April 7, 1998-present).

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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Bibliography / Further Reading

"Barbara Lee" in Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007. 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, 2008.

"Barbara Lee" 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.

Lee, Barbara. Renegade For Peace & Justice: Congresswoman Barbara Lee Speaks For Me. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, 2008.

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Appropriations
  • House Committee - Banking and Financial Services
  • House Committee - Budget
  • House Committee - Financial Services
  • House Committee - Foreign Affairs
  • House Committee - International Relations
  • House Committee - Science
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