Matsui was the second Japanese American from the U.S. mainland elected to the US Congress. Also, he was the first Sansei congressman.
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- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, "Matsui, Robert Takeo (1941-2005)"; retrieved 2012-12-2.
- "Biography of Robert Takeo Matsui (1941-2005)" at California State University, Sacramento; retrieved 2012-12-2.
- Official biography, originally published at www.house.gov/matsui, retrieved from www.archive.org on January 9, 2007