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also known as Pete Stark

United States Representative from California

Fortney Hillman Stark, United States Representative from California. Board directors, former chairman Starr King School Ministry; past board directors Common Cause; past board member Housing Development Corporation, Council Civic Unity; Member of Delta Kappa Epsilon.


Stark, Fortney Hillman was born on November 11, 1931 in Milwaukee. Son of Fortney Hillman and Dorothy M. (Mueller) Stark.


Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1953. Master of Business Administration, University California Berkeley, 1960.


Teaching assistant Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1953-1954. Principal Skaife & Company, Berkeley, California, 1957-1961. Founder Beacon Savings & Loan Association, Antioch, 1961.

President, founder Security National Bank, Walnut Creek, 1963-1972. Member United States Congress from 13th (formerly 9th) California district, since 1973, member ways and means committee, formerly chairman, now ranking minority member health subcommittee, member joint committee taxation. Delaware Democratic State Center Committee.

Board trustees California Democratic Council. Member Progressive Caucus. Captain United States Air Force, 1955-1957.


Board directors, former chairman Starr King School Ministry. Past board directors Common Cause. Past board member Housing Development Corporation, Council Civic Unity.

Member of Delta Kappa Epsilon.


Married Deborah Roderick. Children: Hannah Marie, Andrew Peter;children: Jeffrey Peter, Beatrice Ann, Thekla Brumder, Sarah Gallun, Fortney Hillman III.

Fortney Hillman Stark

Dorothy M. (Mueller) Stark

Deborah Roderick

Hannah Marie Stark

Andrew Peter;children: Jeffrey Peter Stark

Beatrice Ann Stark

Thekla Brumder Stark

Sarah Gallun Stark

Fortney Hillman III Stark