FARR, Sam, (1941 - )


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

FARR, Sam, a Representative from California; born in San Francisco, San Francisco County, Calif., July 4, 1941; graduated from Carmel High School, Carmel-by-the-Sea, Calif., 1959; B.S., Willamette University, Salem, Oreg., 1963; attended Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, Calif.; attended the Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, Calif.; United States Peace Corps, 1963-1965; staff, California state assembly; member of the Monterey County, Calif., board of supervisors, 1975-1980; chair, 1979; member of the California state assembly, 1980-1993; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Leon Panetta, and reelected to the eleven succeeding Congresses (June 8, 1993-January 3, 2017); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fifteenth Congress in 2016.