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THOMPSON, Michael, a Representative from California; born in St. Helena, Napa County,
Calif., January 24, 1951; graduated from St. Helena High School, St. Helena,
Calif.; B.A., California State University, Chico, Calif., 1982; M.A.,
California State University, Chico, Calif., 1996; United States Army,
1969-1972; California Assembly Fellow, 1982-1983; member of the California
state senate, 1990-1998; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Sixth and to
the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1999-present).