Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
UNDERWOOD, Robert A. (1948-)

UNDERWOOD, ROBERT A., a Delegate from Guam; born in Tamuning, Guam, July 13, 1948; graduated from John F. Kennedy High School, Tamuning, Guam, 1965; B.A., California State University, Los Angeles, Calif., 1969, M.A., California State University, Los Angeles, Calif., 1971; Ed.D., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1987; teacher; instructor and director, bilingual bicultural training program, University of Guam, Mangilao, Guam, 1976-1981; faculty, University of Guam, Mangilao, Guam, 1981-1983; director, bilingual education assistance for Micronesia, 1983-1988; administrator, University of Guam, Mangilao, Guam, 1988-1992; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1993-January 3, 2003); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Eighth Congress in 2002, but was an unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Guam.

University of Guam
Micronesian Area Research Center
Mangilao, Guam
Papers: 1993-2002, 121 linear feet.
The papers of Robert Underwood document his service in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1993-2002.

  • "Robert A. Underwood" 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.
  • "Robert A. Underwood" in Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Congress, 1900-2017. 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 Publishing Office, 2018.
  • Souder-Jaffery, Laura and Robert A. Underwood, eds. Chamorro Self-Determination: The Right of A People = i derechon i taotao. Agana, Guam: Chamorro Studies Association; Mangilao, Guam: Micronesian Area Research Center, University of Guam, 1987.