BACA, Joe, (1947 - )


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

BACA, Joe, a Representative from California; born in Belen, Valencia County, N.Mex., January 23, 1947; B.A., California State University, Los Angeles, Calif., 1971; United States Army, 1966-1968; member of the California state assembly, 1992-1999; member of the California state senate, 1999; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Sixth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative George E. Brown, and reelected to the six succeeding Congresses (November 16, 1999-January 3, 2013); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress in 2012; unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress in 2014; unsuccessful candidate for election as Mayor of Fontana, Calif., in 2014.


Bibliography

”Joe Baca” 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.