- Name: Pete Stark
- Born: 11/11/1931
- Died: 01/24/2020 (88 years old)
- Profession: Banker
Fortney Hillman Stark Jr. (November 11, 1931 – January 24, 2020), known as Pete Stark, was an American businessman and politician who was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1973 to 2013. A Democrat from California, Stark’s district—California’s 13th congressional district during his last two decades in Congress—was in southwestern Alameda County and included Alameda, Union City, Hayward, Newark, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, and Fremont (his residence during the early part of his tenure), as well as parts of Oakland and Pleasanton. At the time he left office in 2013, he was the fifth most senior Representative, as well as sixth most senior member of Congress overall. He was also the dean of California’s 53-member Congressional delegation, and the only openly atheist member of Congress.
School: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (B.S.), University of California, Berkeley (M.B.A.)
Birth Place: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Death Place: Harwood, Maryland, U.S.
Pete Stark quotes :
Every American, regardless of their background, has the right to live free of unwarranted government intrusion. Repealing the worst provisions of the Patriot Act will reign in this gross abuse of power and restore to everyone our basic Constitutional rights.Pete Stark