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WATERS, Maxine, a Representative from California; born Maxine (Moore) Carr, in St.
Louis, St. Louis County, Mo., August 15, 1938; B.A., California State
University, Los Angeles, Calif., 1970; teacher; Head Start volunteer
coordinator; Delegate, Democratic National Conventions, 1972-1988; member of
the California state assembly, 1977-1991; elected as a Democrat to the One
Hundred Second and to the fourteen succeeding Congresses (January 3,
1991-present); chair, Committee on Financial Services (One Hundred Sixteenth