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Sam Farr

Samuel S. Farr (born July 4, 1941), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1993, representing the 17th District of California. He was elected to Congress in a 1993 special election when longtime Democratic Rep. Leon Panetta resigned to become Director of the Office of Management and Budget.

Farr, a fifth-generation Californian, was born in San Francisco, California and grew up in Carmel, where he still lives. His father, Fred Farr, was a California state senator for many years. Farr was educated at Willamette University, Santa Clara University and the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

He is married to Shary and has one daughter, Jessica. He is grandfather to two: Ella and Zach.

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