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SCHENK, Lynn, a Representative from California; born in the Bronx, New York City,
January 5, 1945; attended public schools in New York City and Los Angeles;
graduated from Hamilton High School, Los Angeles, Calif., 1962; B.A.,
University of California, Los Angeles, 1967; J.D., University of San Diego, San
Diego, Calif., 1970; London School of Economics, post-graduate studies in
international law, 1970-1971; deputy attorney general, California State
attorney generals office, criminal division; attorney, San Diego Gas and
Electric Co., 1972-1976; special assistant to Vice Presidents Nelson A.
Rockefeller and Walter F. Mondale, 1976-1977; deputy secretary, California
State Department of Business, Transportation and Housing, 1977-1980, secretary,
1980-1983; attorney in private practice, 1983-1993; California co-chair for the
presidential campaign of Michael S. Dukakis in 1988; commissioner and vice
chair, San Diego unified port district, 1990-1993; elected as a Democrat to the
One Hundred Third Congress (January 3, 1993-January 3, 1995); unsuccessful
candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fourth Congress.
BibliographyLynn Schenk in
Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of
the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History &
Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing