PANETTA, James Varni, (1969 - )

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PANETTA, James Varni, (son of Leon Panetta), a Representative from California; born in Washington, D.C., October 1, 1969; A.A., Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, Calif., 1989; B.A. University of California, Davis, Calif., 1991; J.D., Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, Calif., 1996; United States Navy Reserve, 2003-2011, Afghanistan War, 2007-2008; clerk, United States Department of State, 1992; ordinary seaman, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA Ranier, 1992; Alameda County, Calif., prosecutor, 1996-2010; Alameda County Calif., deputy district attorney, 1996-2010; Monterey County, Calif., prosecutor, 2010-2016; Monterey County, Calif., deputy district attorney, 2010-2016; Monterey County, Calif., central Democratic committee vice chairman, 2012-2016; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifteenth and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 2017-present).