Associate of Arts, Oakland City College, 1958. Bachelor, San Francisco State College, 1960. Master of Social Work., University California, 1962.
Psychiatric social worker California Department Mental Hygiene, 1962-1964. Program director Bayview Community Center, San Francisco, 1964-1965. From associate director to director Hunters Point Youth Opportunity Center, 1965-1966.
Planning consultant Bay Area Social Planning Council, 1966-1967. Director concentrated employment program San Francisco Economic Opportunity Council, 1967-1968. Senior consultant Social Dynamics, Inc., 1968-1970.
Member United States Congresses from 9th California District, 1971-1998. Former chairman house committee on District of Columbia. Former member permanent select committee on intelligence.
Chairman house armed services committee, 1993. President Healthcare International Management, Washington, 1998—2001. Founder, senior partner Dellums & Associates, LLC, since 2001.
Mayor City of Oakland, California, since 2007. Lecturer San Francisco State College, University California, Berkeley. Member United States delegate North Atlantic Assembly, ranking minority member National Security Committee.
Former chairman Congressional Black Caucus, California Democratic Congressional Delaware.
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Member Berkeley City Council, 1967-1971. With United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1954-1956.
Married Cynthia Lewis. 4 children.