Grace Napolitano

Born:December 4, 1936 (age 84)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 2003-present
California State Assembly, 1992-1998
Norwalk, California, mayor, 1989-1990
Norwalk City Council, 1986-1989

Grace Napolitano assumed office as a U.S representative from California in January 1999, representing the 34th District from 1999 to 2003 and the 38th District from 2003 to 2013. In 2012, she was elected to represent the 32nd District.

Napolitano was born December 4, 1936, in Brownsville, Texas. She attended Cerritos College in Norwalk, California, and Texas Southmost College in Brownsville, Texas. In 1986, she served on the Norwalk (Calif.) City Council; and from 1989 to 1990, she served as the mayor of Norwalk. Napolitano served as a member of the California Assembly from 1992 to 1998.

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