BirthdayMay 26, 1912
BirthplaceDenver, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Barbara Lee

    Full name: Barbara Lee
    Also known as: Barbara Lee, Lee, Barbara
    Education: University of California, Berkeley School of Social Welfare
    Professions: American politician
    Work: Text of Barbara Lee's dissent against the war in Afghanistan on the House Floor

  2. Barbara Lee Biography

    Barbara Jean Lee (born July 16, 1946) is the U.S. Representative for California's 13th congressional district, serving East Bay voters from 1998 to 2013 during a time when the region was designated California's 9th congressional district. She is a member of the Democratic Party. She was the first woman to represent the 9th district and is also the first woman to represent the 13th district. Lee was the Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus and was the Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. Lee is notable as the only member of either house of Congress to vote against the authorization of use of force following the September 11, 2001 attacks. This made her a hero among many in the anti-war movement. Lee has been a vocal critic of the war in Iraq and supports legislation creating a Department of Peace.

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