Samuel Farr

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Democratic California

U.S. House (California 17)


Family: Wife: Shary; 1 Child: Jessica Fisher

Born: 07/04/1941 San Francisco, CA

Home: Carmel, California

Religion: Episcopalian

Education: Attended, Law School, University of Santa Clara, 1968 Attended, Monterey Institute of International Studies, 1964 BS, Biology, Willamette University, 1963

Profession: Volunteer, United States Peace Corps, Colombia, 1964-1966 Budget Analyst/Committee Consultant

Political: Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1993-present Assembly Member, California State Assembly, 1980-1993 Member, Monterey County Board of Supervisors, 1975-1980 California State Legislature, 1969-1975 Supervisor, Central Committee, Monterey County Democratic Party

Congressional Membership: Co-Chair, House Organics Caucus, 2003-present Co-Chair, House Oceans Caucus, 1997-present Co-Chair, House Travel & Tourism Caucus, 1997-present Member, Bi-Partisan Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Member, Bi-Partisan Disabilities Caucus Member, California Democratic Congressional Delegation Member, Congressional Animal Protection Caucus Member, Congressional Arts Caucus Member, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Member, Congressional Bike Caucus Member, Congressional Coast Guard Caucus Member, Congressional Coastal Caucus Member, Congressional Human Rights Caucus Member, Congressional Internet Caucus Member, Congressional Progressive Caucus Member, Congressional Rural Housing Caucus Member, Congressional Wildlife Refuge Caucus Member, Congressional Wine Caucus Member, Congressional Zoo & Aquarium Caucus Member, Executive Committee, Democratic Study Group Member, House Army Caucus Vice Chair, House Environmental Caucus Member, House Rural Health Care Coalition Co-Chair, House/Senate International Education Study Group Co-Chair, House Unexploded Ordnance Caucus Member, National Marine Sanctuary Caucus Member, United States-Philippines Caucus

Organization Membership: Member, Center for Non-Proliferation Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Member, Natividad Hospital Foundation Member, O'Neill Sea Odyssey Member, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers Association



Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies

Subcommittee on Homeland Security

Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies