Photo of Politician Lois
                        Capps CAPPS, Lois, (wife of Walter Capps), a Representative from California; born in Ladysmith, Rusk County, Wis., January 10, 1938; graduated from Flathead County High School, Kalispell, Mont., 1955; B.S., Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Wash., 1959; M.A., Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 1964; M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, Calif., 1990; nursing instructor; nurse administrator, Yale Hospital, New Haven, Conn.; director, Teenage Pregnancy and Parenting Project and the Parent and Child Enrichment Center, Santa Barbara County, Calif.; instructor, Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, Calif.; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of her husband, United States Representative Walter Capps, and reelected to the nine succeeding Congresses (March 10, 1998-January 3, 2017); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fifteenth Congress in 2016.

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Position Date From Date to District Branch Party State
Representative 01/03/2013 01/03/2017 24 House of Representatives CA
Representative 01/03/2003 01/03/2013 23 House of Representatives CA
Representative 01/03/1997 01/03/2003 22 House of Representatives CA
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Energy and Commerce House of Representatives
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Capitol 2231 Rayburn House Office Building
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