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Wife: Jane Merrill; 2 Children: Erin, Adam
PhD, History of Science, Cornell University, 1973
MA, History, University of Delaware, 1969
BA, Chemistry, Cornell University, 1963
Mayor, San Diego City, California, 2012-present
Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1993-2012
Member/Deputy Mayor, San Diego City Council, 1987-1992
Candidate, San Diego City Council, 1983
Member, San Diego School Board, 1979-1983
President, San Diego School Board, 1982
Executive Committee, Democratic Study Group
Co-Chair, United States-Philippines Caucus
Legislative Assistant, Office of Congressman Don Fraser, United States House of Representatives
Legislative Assistant, Office of Senator Hubert Humphrey, United States Senate
Professor, History, San Diego State University, 1970-1992
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, American Civil Liberties Union
Member, Anti-Defamation League
Member, Common Cause
Member, Economic Conversion Council
Member, Gray Panthers
Member, Mexican American Political Association
Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Member, National Writing Project
Member, Navy League
Member, Sierra Club
Member, Freedom Riders, 1961
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