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LARSON, John B., a Representative from Connecticut; born in Hartford, Hartford
County, Conn., July 22, 1948; graduated East Hartford High School, Hartford,
Conn., 1967; B.A., Central Connecticut University, New Britain, Conn., 1971;
member of the East Hartford, Conn., board of education, 1977-1979; member of
the East Hartford, Conn., town council, 1979-1983; senior fellow at the Yale
Bush Center for Child Development and Social Policy, New Haven, Conn.; teacher;
businessman; member of the Connecticut state senate, 1986-1998, president pro
tempore of the Connecticut state senate, 1990-1998; elected as a Democrat to
the One Hundred Sixth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3,
1999-present); chairman, House Democratic Caucus (One Hundred Eleventh and One
Hundred Twelfth Congresses).