FARR, Sam, (1941 - )


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FARR, Sam, a Representative from California; born in San Francisco, Calif., July 4, 1941; graduated from Carmel High School, Carmel, Calif., 1959; B.S., Willamette University, Salem, Oreg., 1963; attended Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, Calif..; attended the Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, Calif.; United States Peace Corps, 1963-1965; staff, California state assembly; member of the Monterey County, Calif., board of supervisors, 1975-1980; chair, Monterey County, Calif., board of supervisors, 1979; member of the California state assembly, 1980-1993; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Leon Panetta, and reelected to the eleven succeeding Congresses (June 8, 1993-present).