TAKANO, Mark, (1960 - )


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TAKANO, Mark, a Representative from California; born in Riverside, Riverside County, Calif., December 10, 1960; graduated from La Sierra High School, Riverside, Calif.; A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1983; M.F.A., University of California-Riverside, Riverside, Calif.; teacher; member of the Riverside Community College district board of trustees, 1990-2012; president of the Riverside Community College district board of trustees, 1992, 1997, 1998, 2005, 2006; unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States House of Representatives in 1992 and 1998; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress (January 3, 2013-present).