STARK, Fortney Hillman (Pete)

STARK, Fortney Hillman (Pete)
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives


STARK, Fortney Hillman (Pete), A Representative from California; born in Milwaukee, Wis., November 11, 1931; B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass., 1953; M.B.A., University of California, Berkeley, Calif., 1960; United States Air Force, 1955-1957; bank executive; alternate delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1972; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-third and to the nineteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1973-January 3, 2013); chair, Committee on the District of Columbia (One Hundred Third Congress), Committee on Ways and Means (One Hundred Eleventh Congress); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress in 2012; died on January 24, 2020, in Harwood, Md.

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

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External Research Collections

University of the Pacific
William Knox Holt Memorial Library

Stockton, CA
Papers: In the Arnold Torres papers, ca, 1979-1985, 30 linear feet. Persons represented include Fortney "Pete" Stark.
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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Ways and Means - Chair
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