Mike Honda

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Mike Honda

Michael Makoto Honda (born June 27, 1941), also known as Mike Honda, is an American politician. He is the U.S. Representative for the 17th District of California.[1]

Early life[change | change source]

Honda was born in Walnut Grove, California in 1941.[1] He is the son of Japanese American parents. He calls himself Sansei, which means that he is the grandson of people born in Japan who immigrated to the US.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, "Honda, Mike (1941- )"; retrieved 2012-12-2.
  2. "Transcript of Mike Honda's DNC speech," August 27, 2009; excerpt, "I am a proud Sansei Democrat and a Silicon Valley Congressman. But above all, I'm a teacher"; retrieved 2012-12-2.

Other websites[change | change source]

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