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 byElton Gallegly
Succeeded bySalud Carbajal
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 23rd district
In office
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2013
Preceded byElton Gallegly
Succeeded byKevin McCarthy
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 22nd district
In office
March 17, 1998 – January 3, 2003
Preceded byWalter Capps
Succeeded byBill Thomas
Personal details
BornLois Ragnhild Grimsrud
(1938-01-10) January 10, 1938 (age 80)
Ladysmith, Wisconsin, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Walter Capps (1960–1997)
Children3
Alma materPacific Lutheran University
Yale University
University of California, Santa Barbara
ReligionLutheranism

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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