MATSUI, Robert T., (1941 - 2005)

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

MATSUI, Robert T., (husband of Doris Matsui), a Representative from California; born in Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., September 17, 1941; graduated from C.K. McClatchy High School, Sacramento, Calif., 1959; A.B., University of California, Berkeley, Calif., 1963; J.D., Hastings College of Law, University of California, San Francisco, Calif., 1966; lawyer, private practice; councilman, Sacramento, Calif., city council, 1971-1978; city representative, Sacramento Regional Advisory Board of Justice Planning, Sacramento, Calif., Area Civil Defense and Disaster Council, and Sacramento-Yolo Port District Board of Elections; vice mayor, Sacramento, Calif., 1977; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-sixth and to the thirteen succeeding Congresses; served until his death on January 1, 2005 (January 3, 1979-January 1, 2005); died on January 1, 2005, in Bethesda, Md; interment at East Lawn Memorial Park, Sacramento, Calif.