114th Congress: We're updating with new data as it becomes available.

Former Rep. Laura Richardson

Democrat  •  California 3 Terms  •  Sworn In 2007
Last Term 2011 - 2013 View All

Laura Richardson was born on April 14, 1962 in Los Angeles, California. Richardson was raised by a single father who belonged to the Teamsters labor union. Her father was African American and her mother was white.

At the age of six, living through the civil rights movement and having picked her first profession of public service, Ms. Richardson started on that path by getting her first job at the age of 12 and later by participating in the Olympic trials at the age of 17. She graduated from UCLA, received a Masters from USC, and went on to spend fourteen years working in corporate America. Read More...

Person’s Views

  • Today: 5
  • Past Seven Days: 21
  • All-Time: 22,076

Videos of Laura Richardson

See more videos (35 total)

Video footage of Congress made available by Metavid and by the YouTube Senate and House hubs (via GovTrack).

Official website:


Average Rating

Login to Rate
Track with MyOC