|Assumed office |
January 3, 1993
|Preceded by||John Doolittle|
|Born||December 13, 1942 |
New Britain, Connecticut
|Spouse||George Eshoo (divorced)|
Anna Georges Eshoo (born December 13, 1942) is a U. The United States House of Representatives is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress; the other is the Senate. California ( is a US state on the West Coast of the United States, along the Pacific Ocean. California's 14th congressional district is located between San Francisco and San Jose Events 1431 - Joan of Arc is handed over to the Bishop Pierre Cauchon. Year 1993 ( MCMXCIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar) This page is about the politician for the fictional animal doctor see Doctor Dolittle. Events 1294 - Saint Celestine V abdicates the papacy after only five months Celestine hoped to return to his previous life Year 1942 ( MCMXLII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (the link will display the full 1942 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. New Britain is a city in Hartford County, Connecticut, US. It is located approximately 9 miles (14 km southwest of Hartford. The Democratic Party is one of two major Political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. Catholic is an Adjective derived from the Greek adjective '' / 'katholikos' meaning "whole" or "complete". Events 1294 - Saint Celestine V abdicates the papacy after only five months Celestine hoped to return to his previous life Year 1942 ( MCMXLII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (the link will display the full 1942 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. S. politician who has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1993, representing California's 14th congressional district. The Democratic Party is one of two major Political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. The United States House of Representatives is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress; the other is the Senate. California's 14th congressional district is located between San Francisco and San Jose The district, known as "the heart of Silicon Valley," includes Redwood City, Sunnyvale and Palo Alto. For the valley nicknamed "Silicone Valley" see San Fernando Valley. Redwood City is a suburb located on the San Francisco Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area of California Sunnyvale may refer to Sunnyvale California, a city in Santa Clara County California United States Sunnyvale Missouri, a former village Palo Alto (ˌpæloʊˈæltoʊ from Spanish: palo: "stick" and alto: "high" i
Eshoo was born in New Britain, Connecticut of Assyrian and Armenian heritage. New Britain is a city in Hartford County, Connecticut, US. It is located approximately 9 miles (14 km southwest of Hartford. The Assyrians are an Ethnic group whose origins lie in what is today Iraq, Iran, Turkey and Syria. The Armenians (Հայեր Hayer) are a Nation and Ethnic group originating in the Caucasus and in the Armenian Highlands A large  She is a Chaldean Catholic and is the oldest of three children. The Chaldean Catholic Church or the Chaldean Church of Babylon (الكنيسة الكلدانية) is an Eastern particular church of the She has a brother, Frederick Kenneth Georges, and a sister, Veronica May Georges. She was married to attorney George Eshoo and is now divorced, with two children, Karen and Paul. She resides in Menlo Park, California. Menlo Park is an affluent City in San Mateo County, in the San Francisco Bay Area of California
She received an Associate of Arts degree in 1975 from Cañada College, and an honorary doctorate from Menlo College. The Associate of Arts ( AA) is a two-year undergraduate degree offered by many Community colleges or Junior colleges in the United States. Cañada College is a community college located at 4200 Farm Hill Boulevard in Redwood City California, just off of Highway 280. Menlo College (founded 1927 is a four-year liberal arts college in Atherton California. She worked for the Aluminum Company of America (ALCOA) from 1963 to 1966, and the Arcata National Corporation from 1966 to 1970. Alcoa Inc ( is the world's third largest producer of Aluminum, behind Rio Tinto Alcan and Rusal.
Eshoo became Chair of the San Mateo Democratic Party in 1978, a position she held until 1982. San Mateo ( "san muh-TAY-o") is a city in San Mateo County, California, United States She served on the Democratic National Committee from 1981 to 1992. The Democratic National Committee (DNC is the principal organization governing the United States Democratic Party on a day to day basis In 1981–2 she was the Chief of Staff for California Assembly Speaker pro tempore Leo McCarthy. The California State Assembly is the Lower house of the California State Legislature. Pro tempore or pro tem is a Latin phrase which best translates to "for the time being" in English Leo Tarcissus McCarthy ( August 15 1930 - February 5 2007) was a New Zealand -born American politician and businessman
She is a member of the American Association of University Women, Democratic Activists for Women Now, the Junior League of Palo Alto, the League of Conservation Voters, and the League of Women Voters. The American Association of University Women ( AAUW) advances equity for Women and girls through Advocacy, education and research The League of Conservation Voters (LCV is a political advocacy organization that was founded in 1969 by American Environmentalist David Brower. The League of Female Voters is an American political Organization founded in 1920 by Carrie Chapman Catt during the last meeting of the National She was formerly Chair of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District and has served on the Bay Conservation and Development Commission. History The first meeting of the Bay Area Air Pollution Control District (as it was initially known board of directors was on November 16 1955, possessing She co-founded the San Mateo Women's Hall of Fame.
Eshoo was elected in 1983 to the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors and served two full terms and two years of her third until 1993, amounting to 10 years. San Mateo County ( "san muh-TAY-o") ( Spanish for: St The Board of Supervisors is the body governing Counties in the U She held the Board presidency in 1986. She was simultaneously the Chair of the San Mateo County General Hospital Board of Directors from 1984 to 1992.
In 1988, in the middle of Eshoo's second term on the Board, she ran for Congress in what was then the 12th District, but lost narrowly to Stanford law professor Tom Campbell. Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly known as Stanford University or simply Stanford, is a private Research university located in Thomas J (Tom Campbell (born August 14, 1952) is a former congressman from California's 12th and 15th districts the current dean of the Haas School of However, when Campbell made an unsuccessful run for the Senate in 1992, Eshoo ran for the open seat, which had been renumbered the 14th as a result of redistricting. The United States Senate is the Upper house of the bicameral United States Congress, the Lower house being the House of Representatives Year 1992 ( MCMXCII) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar) She won by 17 points, becoming the first Democrat to represent the district since its creation in 1953 (it was the 11th District from 1953 to 1983 and the 12th from 1983 to 1993). Year 1953 ( MCMLIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. She has been reelected seven times, never facing serious opposition.
She was elected by her colleagues as an At-Large Democratic Whip in the 108th Congress in 2003 and has served in that position to the present. Whip is a role in party-based politics whose primary purpose is to ensure control of the formal decision-making process in a parliamentary legislature Eshoo is currently the only Assyrian American member of Congress and one of two Armenian American members of Congress. The Assyrians are an Ethnic group whose origins lie in what is today Iraq, Iran, Turkey and Syria. The Armenians (Հայեր Hayer) are a Nation and Ethnic group originating in the Caucasus and in the Armenian Highlands A large The other Armenian-American in Congress is Jackie Speier, who represents the rest of San Mateo County. Karen Lorraine Jacqueline Speier, known as Jackie Speier (born May 14, 1950) is the Democratic Representative for California's 12th congressional
She is a member of House Intelligence Committee, and the ranking member on the Subcommittee on Technical and Tactical Intelligence (appointed in January 2003). She also serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet, the House Medical Technology Caucus, the 21st Century Health Care Caucus, and the Subcommittee on Health. She co-chairs the Congressional E-911 Caucus and the House Medical Technology Caucus, and serves as Vice Chair of the 21st Century Health Care Caucus.
On January 30, 2008, Rep. Events 1648 - Eighty Years' War: The Treaty of Münster is signed ending the conflict between the Netherlands and Spain 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Eshoo formally endorsed Illinois Senator Barack Obama for President. 
Anna Eshoo is a strong supporter of the gay rights movement. Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender social movements share related goals of social acceptance of Homosexuality, Bisexuality and Transgenderism Lesbian In 1992 when a gay bashing mailer was directed at Supervisor Tom Nolan, her opponent for her congressional seat, Anna Eshoo stood fast in defending him, his record and years of service. Gay bashing is an expression used to designate verbal confrontation with denigration of or physical violence against people thought to be Lesbian, Gay Tom Nolan was the only openly gay supervisor in the history of San Mateo County.
She authored an amendment to H. R. 2601, the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, to protect indigenous Assyrian Christians in Iraq from continuing religious persecution and political exclusion. The Assyrians are an Ethnic group whose origins lie in what is today Iraq, Iran, Turkey and Syria. A Christian is a person who adheres to Christianity, a monotheistic Religion centered on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Iraq topics. Religious persecution is the systematic mistreatment of an individual or group of individuals as a response to their religious beliefs of affiliations.
In November 2005, Rep. Eshoo led the House Democratic Caucus in introducing the "Innovation Agenda. The House Democratic Caucus nominates and elects the Democratic Party leadership in the United States House of Representatives. " Representative Eshoo developed this comprehensive policy in conjunction with House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and others after extensive consultation with Silicon Valley and tech leaders around the country, venture capitalists, and scholars. Nancy Patricia D'Alesandro Pelosi (born March 26 1940 is the current Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. For the valley nicknamed "Silicone Valley" see San Fernando Valley. Venture capital (also known as VC or Venture) is a type of Private equity capital typically provided to immature high-potential growth companies
She authored a bill authorizing electronic signatures and introduced controversial legislation to help alleviate the proliferation of unsolicited email, known as spam. E-mail spam, also known as "bulk e-mail" or "junk e-mail" is a subset of spam that involves nearly identical messages sent to numerous recipients by The U. S. House of Representatives passed The CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 (S. The CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 ( 15 USC 7701 et seq Public Law No 108-187 was S 877), which authorizes a “Do Not Spam” list, regulates commercial email, and imposes fines on spammers. Eshoo authored the Consumer Internet Privacy Enhancement Act of 2001 (H. R. 237), created a program to provide discounts to schools and libraries for Internet access, and authored the Computer Donation Incentive Act.
Eshoo created student advisory boards in 1993 consisting of youth from her congressional district, who advise her on policies and make recommendations, and are located in Palo Alto, San Mateo and Santa Cruz. The students attend biweekly meetings and choose one topic to focus on each year. Past topics have included health care, the crisis in Darfur, medicine, voter reform, foreign affairs, and the media. Eshoo also hosts a congressional arts competition, which students can apply to win.
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from California's 14th congressional district