William Marshall THOMAS, Congress, CA (1941)


THOMAS, William Marshall, a Representative from California; born in Wallace, Shoshone County, Idaho, December 6, 1941; A.A., Santa Ana Community College, 1961; B.A., San Francisco State University, San Francisco, Calif., 1963; M.A., San Francisco State University, San Francisco, Calif., 1965; faculty, Bakersfield Community College, Bakersfield, Calif., 1965-1974; member of the California state assembly, 1974-1978; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-sixth and to the thirteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1979-January 3, 2007); chair, Committee on House Oversight (One Hundred Fourth and One Hundred Fifth Congresses); chair, Committee on House Administration (One Hundred Sixth Congress); chair, Committee on Ways and Means (One Hundred Seventh through One Hundred Ninth Congresses); not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Tenth Congress in 2006.

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