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Peter DeFazio's Biography

Office: U.S. House (OR) - District 4, Democratic

On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House (OR) - District 4

Contact Information

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Post Office Box 1316
Springfield, OR 97477
Phone: 541-485-1622

125 Central Avenue
Suite 350
Coos Bay, OR 97420

612 Southeast Jackson Street
Room 9
Roseburg, OR 97470

405 East 8th Avenue
#2030
Eugene, OR 97401

2134 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

Peter A. DeFazio

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Myrnie

Birth Date:

05/27/1947

Birth Place:

Needham, MA

Home City:

Springfield, OR

Religion:

Roman Catholic

MPA, University of Oregon, 1977

MS, Gerontology, University of Oregon, 1977

BA, Economics/Political Science, Tufts University, 1969

Representative, United States House of Representatives, Oregon, District 4, 1986-present

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Oregon, District 4, 2018, 2020

Candidate, United States Senate, 1996

Chair, Lane County Board of Commissioners, 1985-1986

Member, Lane County Board of Commissioners, 1982-1986

Member, Addiction Treatment and Recovery Caucus, present

Member, Alzheimer's Caucus, present

Member, Animal Protection Caucus, present

Member, Bike Caucus, present

Member, Coastal Caucus, present

Member, Coast Guard Caucus, present

Member, Community College Caucus, present

Member, Community Health Care Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Caucus to Fight and Control Methamphetamine, present

Member, Democratic Caucus, present

Member, Diabetes Caucus, present

Member, Fire Services Caucus, present

Member, Fourth Amendment Caucus, present

Member, Future of American Media Caucus, present

Member, Generic Drug Equity Caucus, present

Member, Healthy Forest Caucus, present

Member, House Hunger Caucus, present

Founder/ Co-Chair, House Small Brewer's Caucus, present

Member, House Trails Caucus, present

Member, Humanities Caucus, present

Member, Human Rights Caucus, present

Member, Indian Caucus, present

Member, Internet Caucus, present

Member, Jobs Now! Congressional Caucus, present

Member, Mental Health Care Caucus, present

Member, Native American Caucus, present

Co-Chair, Northwest Energy Caucus, present

Co-Chair, Organic Caucus, present

Member, Passenger Rail Caucus, present

Vice-Chair, Populist Caucus, present

Member, Pro-Choice Caucus, present

Member, Public Broadcasting Caucus, present

Member, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus, present

Member, Rural Caucus, present

Member, Rural Education Caucus, present

Member, Rural Health Care Caucus, present

Member, Sportsman Caucus, present

Member, Waterways Caucus, present

Member/ Founder, Congressional Progressive Caucus

Member, House Soils Caucus

Assistant Director, Senior Companion Program, Lane County

Staff Member, Congressman Jim Weaver, United States House of Representatives, 1977-1982

Served, United States Air Force Reserve, 1967-1971

Dean, Oregon House Delegation, present

Co-Chair, Porkbusters Coalition

Astrological Sign:

Gemini

Favorite Movie:

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Favorite Type of Music:

Jazz

Hobbies or Special Talents:

Bicycling, Hiking, Reading, Home Brewing

Pets (include names):

Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Black Lab, 2 cats, and a Dodge Dart

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