Thomas J. CAMPBELL, Congress, CA (1952)


CAMPBELL, Thomas J., a Representative from California; born in Chicago, August 14, 1952; attended Hardy Preparatory School, Chicago, 1959-1965; graduated, St. Ignatius High School, Chicago, 1969; B.A., M.A., University of Chicago, 1973; J.D., Harvard Law School, 1976; Ph.D., economics, University of Chicago, 1980; admitted to the bar in 1976 and commenced practice in Chicago; White House fellow, office of the chief of staff and White House counsel, 1980-1981; director, Bureau of Competition, Federal Trade Commission, 1981-1983; professor, Stanford Law School, 1983-1988; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred First and One Hundred Second Congresses (January 3, 1989-January 3, 1993); was not a candidate for renomination in 1992 to the One Hundred Third Congress but was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination for the United States Senate; member, State senate, 1993-1995; elected to the One Hundred Fourth Congress on December 12, 1995, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Norman Mineta; reelected to the One Hundred Fifth and One Hundred Sixth Congresses (December 12, 1995, to January 3, 2001); was not a candidate in 2000 for reelection to the United States House of Representatives, but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate; unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination to the U.S. Senate, 2010.


Campbell, Thomas J. Separation of Powers in Practice. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2004.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present