LEE, Barbara, a Representative from California; born in El Paso, 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 member for United States Representative Ron Dellums of California; member of the California state assembly, 1991-1997; member of the California state senate, 1997-1998; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifth Congress in a special election to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of United States Representative Ron Dellums, and reelected to the seven succeeding Congresses (April 7, 1998-present).
BibliographyLee, Barbara. Renegade for Peace & Justice: Congresswoman Barbara Lee Speaks For Me. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, 2008.
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present