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Henry A. Waxman, JD Biography

Title:
Former US Representative (D-CA)
Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Apr. 2005

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with PhDs and JDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the ACLU. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to the ACLU.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • US Representative (D-CA), 1975-2015
  • Ranking Member, Committee on Energy and Commerce, US House of Representatives, 2011-2015
  • Chairman, Committee on Energy and Commerce, US House of Representatives, 2009-2010
  • Chairman, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, US House of Representatives, 2007-2008
  • Former member, American Jewish Congress
  • Member, Guardians of the Jewish Home for the Aged
  • Member, Sierra Club
  • Former member, Congressional Children’s Working Group
  • Former member, House Democratic Steering Committee
  • Ranking Member, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, US House of Representatives, 1997-2006
  • Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Health and the Environment, Committee on Energy and Commerce, US House of Representatives, 1995-1996
  • Chairman, Subcommittee on Health and the Environment, Committee on Energy and Commerce, US House of Representatives, 1979-1994
  • Former Chair, California State Assembly Health Committee, California State Assembly
  • Member, California State Assembly, 1968-1974
Education:
  • JD, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law, 1964
  • BA, Political Science, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), 1961
Other:
  • Co-Sponsor, Clean Sports Act of 2005 (H.R. 2565), May 24, 2005
  • Born on Sep. 12, 1939 in Los Angeles, CA
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