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Anna Eshoo's Biography

Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 18, Democratic

On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House (CA) - District 18

Contact Information


555 Bryant Street Box 335
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone: 650-328-3700

698 Emerson Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301

202 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

Anna G. Eshoo




Divorced; 2 Children: Karen, Paul

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

New Britain, CT

Home City:

Atherton, CA


Chaldean Catholic

AA, English, Cañada College, 1975

Representative, United States House of Representatives, California, District 18, 1993-present

Democratic Whip, United States House of Representatives

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, California, District 18, 2018, 2020

Member, San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, 1982-1992

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, 1988

President, San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, 1986

Member, Bicameral Congressional Caucus on Parkinson's Disease, present

Co-Chair, Caucus on Religious Minorities in the Middle East, present

Member, Congressional Arts Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Biomedical Research Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues, present

Member, Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues, present

Member, Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, present

Member, Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans, present

Member, Congressional Coast Guard Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Diabetes Caucus, present

Co-Chair, Congressional High-Tech Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Humanities Caucus, present

Co-Founder/Co-Chair, Congressional Internet Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Organic Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Privacy Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Taiwan Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Wildlife Refuge Caucus, present

Member, House Cancer Caucus, present

Co-Chair, House Medical Technology Caucus, present

Member, House National Marine Sanctuary Caucus, present

Member, House Oceans Caucus, present

Member, House Recycling Caucus, present

Member, National Women's Political Caucus, present

Co-Chair, Next Gen 9-1-1 Caucus, present

Former Member, Congressional Food Safety Caucus

Former Member, Congressional Kidney Caucus

Former Member, Congressional Shipbuilding Caucus

Former Vice Chair, House 21st Century Health Care Caucus

Former Member, House Biotechnology Caucus

Former Member, LGBT Equality Caucus

Former Member, Long-Term Care Caucus

Co-Chair, Public Broadcasting Caucus

Former Chair, Subcommittee on Intelligence Community Management, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, United States-Philippines Friendship Caucus

Chief-of-Staff, Speaker Leo McCarthy, California State Assembly, 1981-1982

Employee, Arcata National Corporation, 1966-1970

Employee, Aluminum Company of America, 1963-1966

Member, American Association of University Women, present

Member, Democratic Activists for Women Now, present

Co-Chair, Democratic Task Force on Health Care, present

Member, League of Women Voters, present

Member, New Democrat Coalition, present

Former Chair, Bay Area Air Quality Management District

Former Member, Bay Conservation and Development Commission

Member, Bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease

Member, California Democratic Congressional Delegation

Co-Chair, Cancer Care Working Group

Co-Chair, Cancer Care Working Group

Former Member, Coalition for Autism Research and Education

Member, Congressional Coalition on Adoption

Member, Congressional Prevention Coalition

Former Participant, CORO Foundation

Former Vice Chair, Democratic Budget Group

Former Member, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

Co-Chair, Democratic Leader's High Technology Advisory Group

Member, Executive Committee, Democratic Study Group

Co-Chair, House Information Technology Working Group

Co-Chair, Information Technology Round Table

Member, Junior League of Palo Alto

Member, League of Conservation Voters

Co-Founder, San Mateo Women's Hall of Fame

Chair, Board of Directors, San Mateo County General Hospital, 1984-1992

Member, Democratic National Committee, 1981-1992

Chair, San Mateo Democratic Party, 1978-1982

Member, National Committee on Presidential Nominations, 1981

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Congressional Champion of Hope Award, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
The Science Coalition's Champion of Science
Spirit of Innovation Award from the Telecommunications Industry Association
Lifetime Achievement Honoree and Spirit of Silicon Valley Award from the Silicon Valley leadership Group