Shirley Neil Pettis U.S. Congressperson

Shirley Neil Pettis (born July 12, 1924) was a U.S. Representative from California, wife of her predecessor, Jerry Pettis. Born Shirley Neil McCumber on July 12, 1924 in Mountain View, California, Pettis attended elementary schools in Berkeley, California from 1931 to 1932, and Berrien Springs, Michigan from 1933 to 1937. She graduated from Andrews University Academy in 1942. She attended Andrews University from 1942 to 1943. She attended the University of California, Berkeley, California from 1944 to 1945. Co-founder and manager, Audio-Digest Foundation from 1950 to 1953. Newspaper columnist, Sun-Telegram, San Bernardino, California from 1967 to 1970. She served as vice president, Republican Congressional Wives Club, 1975. Pettis was elected as a Republican to the Ninety-fourth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of her husband, United States Representative Jerry Pettis. She won his seat by special election and she was subsequently reelected to the Ninety-fifth Congress (April 29, 1975-January 3, 1979). She was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-sixth Congress in 1978.

Personal details

Date of birth
July 12th, 1924
Places lived
Rancho Mirage , California
pop. 17,799 (2013)

Education

1. University of California, Berkeley Colleges/University

The University of California, Berkeley (also referred to as UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, or simply Cal) is a public research university located in Berkeley, California, United States. The university occupies 1,232 acres (499 ha) on the eastern side of the San Francisco Bay with the central campus resting on 178 acres (72 ha). Berkeley offers approximately 350 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines. Established in 1868 as the result of merger of the private College of California and the public Agricultural, Mining, and Mechanical Arts College in Oakland, Berkeley is the oldest of the ten major campuses affiliated with the University of California (UC). Berkeley has been charged with providing both "classical" and "practical" education for the state's people and is generally considered to be the flagship institution in the University of California system. Berkeley co-manages three United States Department of Energy National Laboratories, including the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy.

Institution info

Type University
Endowment
2012. 3.33 bil. $
2011. 3.03 bil. $
2010. 2.6 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
March 23rd, 1868
Headquarters
200 California Hall # 1500, 94720 - Berkeley, California
Undergraduates
2012. 25,774
2011. 25,885
2010. 25,540
2009. 25,534
2006. 23,863
Postgraduates
2012. 10,125
2011. 10,257
2010. 10,293
2009. 10,313
Acceptance rate
2014. 17.0 %
2012. 18.0 %
2011. 25.6 %
2010. 21.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 12.9 K $
2012. 12.9 K $
2011. 12.8 K $
2010. 10.9 K $
2009. 8.94 K $
Official web page www.berkeley.edu
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended University of California, Berkeley connected by profession and/or age

b. 1928., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1920., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1926., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1926., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1925., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1955., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1947., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1933., U.S. Congressperson

2. Andrews University Colleges/University

Andrews University is a university in Berrien Springs, Michigan. Founded in 1874 as Battle Creek College, it was the first higher education facility started by Seventh-day Adventists, and is the flagship university of the Seventh-day Adventist school system.

Type Private school
Founded
1874
Headquarters
4150 Administration Dr, 49104 - Berrien Springs, Michigan
Undergraduates
2010. 1,931
2009. 1,964
Postgraduates
2010. 1,556
Acceptance rate
2010. 45.0 %
Local tuition
2010. 21.6 K $
Official web page www.andrews.edu
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended Andrews University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1855., Writer
b. 1946., Politician
b. 1954., Professor
b. 1916., Organization leader
b. 1875., Physician
b. 1948., Religious Leader
b. 1945., Author
b. 1941., Pastor

Political engagements

Republican Party

Party founded

1854

Geographic scope

United States of America

Ideology

Conservatism in the United States
Social conservatism
Conservatism
Economic liberalism

Founders

Official web page

Social media

Wikipedia article

The Republican Party, also commonly called the GOP, is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, the other being the Democratic Party. Founded by anti-slavery activists in 1854, it dominated politics nationally for most of the period from 1860 to 1932. There have been 18 Republican presidents, the first being Abraham Lincoln, serving from 1861 to 1865, and the most recent being George W. Bush, serving from 2001 to 2009. The most recent Republican presidential nominee was former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney in 2012. The party's platform is generally based upon American conservatism, in contrast to the Democratic Party, which supports contemporary American liberalism. The Republican Party's platform of conservatism traces its roots to classical liberalism with an emphasis on its economically liberal policies in supporting free markets, limited government, and laissez-faire economics, while supporting socially conservative policies. A significant portion of the Republican base is made up of fiscal conservatives and other free market, pro-capitalism factions.

Other members

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Wikipedia

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