Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
SOLIS, Hilda L. (1957-)

SOLIS, HILDA L., , a Representative from California; born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif, October 20, 1957; B.A., California Polytechnic University, Pomona, Calif., 1979; M.A., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1981; White House Office of Hispanic Affairs; analyst, Office of Management and Budget; member of the Rio Hondo, Calif., Community College board of trustees, 1985-1992; member of the California state assembly, 1992-1994; member of the California state senate, 1994-2001; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Seventh and to the four succeeding Congresses until her resignation on February 24, 2009 (January 3, 2001-February 24, 2009); Secretary of Labor in the Cabinet of President Barack Obama, 2009-2013; member of the Los Angeles County, Calif. board of supervisors, 2014-present.

Cal Poly Pomona
Special Collections, University Library
Pomona, CA
Papers: 2000-2008, 37 linear feet.
The Hilda Solis Collection contains a variety of documents, media, news clippings, and artifacts that pertain to Hilda Solis during her years as the Congresswoman from the 32nd Congressional District (2000–2008). The material was originally housed in Solis's El Monte, CA Congressional District office. A finding aid is available online and in the repository.

  • "Hilda L. Solis" in Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-2012. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2013.
  • "Hilda L. Solis" in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Adminstration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2006.