Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
DOOLEY, Calvin M. (1954-)

DOOLEY, CALVIN M., a Representative from California; born in Visalia, Tulare County, Calif., January 11, 1954; B.S., University of California, Davis, Calif., 1977; M.A., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1987; farmer; administrative assistant to California state Senator Rose Ann Vuich, 1987-1989; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Second and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1991-January 3, 2005); not a candidate for reelection in 2004.

California State University, Fresno
Henry Madden Library
Fresno, CA
Papers: 1990-2004, amount unknown.
The papers document the legislative activities of Cal Dooley on issues such as agriculture, international trade, and water issues such as CALFED. Cal Dooley was a co-founder and co-chair of the New Democrat Coalition, a centrist faction among Members of the House of Representatives dedicated to finding bipartisan solutions to the nation's problems, in addition to being a co-founder of the Western Water Caucus. The papers are currently unprocessed.