Member, District 1
About Mike Thompson
From Napa Valley, CA; born in St. Helena, CA,
January 24, 1951; education: graduated, St. Helena High School, St.
Helena, CA; U.S. Army, 1969-72; Purple Heart; B.A., Chico State
University, 1982; M.A., Chico State University, 1996; teacher at San
Francisco State University, and Chico State University; elected to the
California State Senate, 2nd District, 1990-98; chairman of the Budget
Committee; married to Janet; two children: Christopher and Jon;
committees: Ways and Means; elected to the 106th Congress; reelected to
each succeeding Congress.