Daniel Edward "Dan" Lungren
(born September 22, 1946) is the U.S. Representative
for , serving since 2005. The district covers most of Sacramento County
and part of Solano County
, as well as all of Alpine
counties. He is a member of the Republican Party
and the Republican Study Committee
.Carney, Timothy (2011-02-18) , Washington Examiner
Lungren previously represented the Long Beach
area in Congress, from 1979 to 1989, and served as California's Attorney General
from 1991 to 1999.
Early life, education and career
Dan Lungren was born in Long Beach, California
, of Irish, Swedish, and Scottish extraction. From 1952, Lungren's father was the personal physician and a close friend of former President Richard Nixon
Lungren graduated from St. Anthony High School
in 1964 and matriculated to the University of Notre Dame
, where he earned an A.B.
with honors in English
He returned to California to chair Youth for Nixon during Nixon's first successful run for the presidency.
Lungren began his legal studies at the University of Southern California Law School
but transferred to Georgetown University Law Center
, where he earned his J.D.
in 1971. During his years at Georgetown, Lungren worked for U.S. Senators George Murphy (R-CA) and Bill Brock (R-TN). From 1971 to 1972, he also was Special Assistant to the Co-Chairman of the Republican National Committee... Read More