SHERMAN, Brad, a Representative from California; born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles
County, Calif., October 24, 1954; B.A., University of California, Los Angeles,
Calif., 1974; J.D., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1979; lawyer, private
practice; certified public accountant; member of the California state board of
equalization, 1990-1995; chair, California state board of equalization,
1991-1995; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifth and to the eleven
succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1997-present).