NAPOLITANO, Grace Flores

NAPOLITANO, Grace Flores
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1936–

Biography

NAPOLITANO, Grace Flores, a Representative from California; born in Brownsville, Cameron County, Tex., December 4, 1936; graduated from Brownsville High School, Brownsville, Tex., 1954; attended Cerritos College, Norwalk, Calif.; attended Texas Southmost College, Brownsville, Tex.; member of the Norwalk, Calif., city council, 1986; Mayor of Norwalk, Calif., 1989-1990; member of the California state assembly, 1992-1998; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Sixth and to the ten succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1999-present).

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

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Bibliography / Further Reading

"Grace Napolitano" 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.

"Grace Flores Napolitano" in Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-2012. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2013.

Polanco, Richard G., Grace Napolitano, with principal consultant Valerie E. Martinez. Making Immigration Policy Work in the United States. Sacramento: California Latino Caucus, 1993.

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - International Relations
  • House Committee - Natural Resources
    • Water and Power - Chair
  • House Committee - Resources
  • House Committee - Small Business
  • House Committee - Transportation and Infrastructure
    • Water Resources and Environment - Chair
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