Dianne Feinstein

Born:October 22, 1933 (age 86)
Career:U.S. Senate, 1992-present
Mayor of San Francisco, 1978-1988
San Francisco Board of Supervisors, 1970-1978
Education:B.A., Stanford University

Dianne Feinstein assumed office as a United States senator from California in November 1992, through a special election.

Feinstein was born in San Francisco, California, on June 22, 1933. In 1955, she graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Arts in history. Following college, she served as a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors (1970 to 1978) and as the 38th mayor of San Francisco (1978 to 1988).

Feinstein represents the first woman president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, first woman mayor of San Francisco, first woman elected as a California senator, first woman member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, first woman to chair the Senate Rules and Administration Committee (in the 110th Congress) and first woman to chair the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies.

For more information on Feinstein's policy subject areas, committee appointments and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives, please visit her profile on https://www.congress.gov.


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