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Biography


Biography of Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren California, 19th District

Personal Information

  • Born on December 21, 1947 in San Mateo, California
  • Married to John Marshall Collins
  • Mother of two children, Sheila and John Collins

Education

  • K-12 public schools, Palo Alto, California
  • B.A., Political Science, Stanford University, 1970
  • J.D., cum laude, University of Santa Clara School of Law, 1975

Professional Career

  • Served as Staff Assistant to her predecessor, Congressman Don Edwards, 1970-1978; Worked on impeachment proceedings, the Equal Rights Amendment, and creation of the Don Edwards National Wildlife Refuge in the South San Francisco Bay
  • Practiced immigration law as a partner in the firm of Webber & Lofgren, 1978-1980
  • Taught immigration law at University of Santa Clara School of Law, 1977-1980
  • Served on Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, 1981-1994

U.S. Congress

  • Elected in 1994 as only freshman Democrat from west of the Rocky Mountains
  • Serves as Chair of the 34 Member California Democratic Congressional Delegation
  • Office Locations

    Office Name Location Image Map URL
    Washington DC 2229 Rayburn House Office
    Washington, DC 20515
    Phone: (202) 333-4455
    Fax: (202) 333-5522
    http://goo.gl/maps/rqq9i
    Haverhill Office
    Serving Haverhill County
    1234 East. Courthouse
    Haverhill, CA 35602
    Phone: (202) 333-4455
    Fax: (202) 333-5522
    http://goo.gl/maps/BCEEO
    South Office
    10 Welcome Street
    Tuesdays & Thursdays
    9:00 AM- 11:00 AM
    http://goo.gl/maps/lodfk
           
           
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