Robert Takeo Matsui (September 17, 1941–January 1, 2005) was an American Democratic politician. He was the U.S. Representative for the 5th District of California. He was in office from 1979 until his death. His wife, Doris Matsui, replaced him.
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
- Harris, Gardiner (13 January 2018). "Representative Robert T. Matsui, 63, Dies". Nytimes.com. Retrieved 13 January 2018.