Mark DeSaulnier

American politician

Mark James DeSaulnier (born March 31, 1952) is an American politician. He is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives. He became the representative for California's 11th congressional district on January 3, 2015.

Mark DeSaulnier
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 11th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2015
Preceded byGeorge Miller
Member of the California State Senate
from the 7th district
In office
December 1, 2008 – January 2, 2015
Preceded byTom Torlakson
Succeeded bySteve Glazer
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 11th district
In office
December 4, 2006 – December 1, 2008
Preceded byJoe Canciamilla
Succeeded byTom Torlakson
Member of the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors from the 4th District
In office
January 29, 1994 – December 4, 2006
Preceded bySunne McPeak
Succeeded bySusan Bonilla
Personal details
Born (1952-03-31) March 31, 1952 (age 71)
Lowell, Massachusetts
NationalityAmerican
Political partyDemocratic (2000–present)
Other political
affiliations
Republican (before 2000)
ResidenceConcord, California
Alma materCollege of the Holy Cross
OccupationRestaurateur
WebsiteRep. Mark DeSaulnier

In 2015, DeSaulnier was diagnosed with leukemia.[1] In May 2016, it was announced the leukemia was incurable and that DeSaulnier would still run for re-election in 2016.[1]

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 Sarah D. Wire (May 6, 2016). "U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier says blood cancer won't keep him from seeking another term". Los Angeles Times.com. Retrieved May 7, 2016.

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