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TUCKER, Walter R., III, a Representative from California; born in Compton, Los Angeles
County, Calif., May 28, 1957; attended Princeton University, 1974-1976; B.A.,
University of Southern California, 1978; J.D., Georgetown University School of
Law, 1981; admitted to the bar in 1984 and commenced the practice of law in
Compton; deputy district attorney, Los Angeles County, 1984-1986; mayor of
Compton, 1991-1992; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third and One
Hundred Fourth Congress and served from January 3, 1993, until his resignation
on December 15, 1995.
BibliographyWalter R. Tucker III in
Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007. Prepared under the
direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History
& Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government
Printing Office, 2008.