Lois Capps

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Lois Capps
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 24th district
In office
January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2017
Preceded by Elton Gallegly
Succeeded by Salud Carbajal
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 23rd district
In office
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2013
Preceded by Elton Gallegly
Succeeded by Kevin McCarthy
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 22nd district
In office
March 17, 1998 – January 3, 2003
Preceded by Walter Capps
Succeeded by Bill Thomas
Personal details
Born Lois Ragnhild Grimsrud
(1938-01-10) January 10, 1938 (age 80)
Ladysmith, Wisconsin, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Walter Capps (1960–1997)
Children 3
Alma mater Pacific Lutheran University
Yale University
University of California, Santa Barbara
Religion Lutheranism

Lois Ragnhild Grimsrud Capps (born January 10, 1938) was the U.S. Representative for California's 24th congressional district, serving in Congress from 1998 to 2017. She is a member of the Democratic Party.

Capps served on the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce, where she was a member of the Energy and Air Quality Subcommittee and the Subcommittee on Health. She was a member of the New Democrat Coalition.

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