Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
WOOLSEY, Lynn C. (1937-)

WOOLSEY, LYNN C., a Representative from California; born in Seattle, King County, Wash., November 3, 1937; graduated from Lincoln High School, Seattle, Wash.; attended the University of Washington, Seattle, Wash., 1955-1957; B.S., University of San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif., 1980; human resources manager and personnel service owner; teacher, Marin Community College, Indian Valley, Calif.; instructor, Dominican College of San Rafael, Calif.; member, Petaluma, Calif., city council, 1984-1992; vice mayor, Petaluma, Calif., 1989 and 1992; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1993-January 3, 2013); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress in 2012.

Sonoma State University Library
Special Collection & University Archives
Rohnert Park, CA
Papers: 1993-2013, 170 linear feet.
The papers of Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey include legislative research, introduced and passed bills, speeches, manuscripts, awards, and visual media documenting the years of service to Sonoma and Marin counties.

  • "Lynn C. Woolsey" in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2006.