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SOLIS, Hilda L., a Representative from California; born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles
County, Calif, October 20, 1957; B.A., California Polytechnic University,
Pomona, Calif., 1979; M.A., University of Southern California, Los Angeles,
Calif., 1981; White House Office of Hispanic Affairs; analyst, Office of
Management and Budget; member of the Rio Hondo, Calif., Community College board
of trustees, 1985-1992; member of the California state assembly, 1992-1994;
member of the California state senate, 1994-2001; elected as a Democrat to the
One Hundred Seventh and to the four succeeding Congresses until her resignation
on February 24, 2009 (January 3, 2001-February 24, 2009); Secretary of Labor in
the Cabinet of President Barack Obama, 2009-2013.
BibliographyHilda L. Solis in
Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-2012. Prepared under the
direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the
Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U. S. House of Representatives.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 2013.