Bob Filner

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Democratic California

U.S. House (California 51)


Family: Wife: Jane Merrill; 2 Children: Erin, Adam

Born: 09/04/1942 Pittsburgh, PA

Home: San Diego, California

Religion: Jewish

Education: PhD, History of Science, Cornell University, 1973 MA, History, University of Delaware, 1969 BA, Chemistry, Cornell University, 1963

Profession: Professor, History, San Diego State University, 1970-1992 Legislative Assistant, Office of Congressman Don Fraser, United States House of Representatives Legislative Assistant, Office of Senator Hubert Humphrey, United States Senate

Political: Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1993-present Member/Deputy Mayor, San Diego City Council, 1987-1992 Candidate, San Diego City Council, 1983 Member, San Diego School Board, 1979-1983 President, San Diego School Board, 1982

Congressional Membership: Executive Committee, Democratic Study Group Co-Chair, United States-Philippines Caucus

Organization Membership: Member, Freedom Riders, 1961 Member, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Member, Anti-Defamation League Member, Common Cause Member, Economic Conversion Council Member, Gray Panthers Member, Mexican American Political Association Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Member, National Writing Project Member, Navy League Member, Sierra Club


Subcommittee on Aviation

Subcommittee on Highways and Transit

Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials

Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment

Transportation and Infrastructure

Veterans' Affairs