AKA Robert Takeo Matsui
Birthplace: Sacramento, CA
Location of death: Bethesda, MD 
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, East Lawn Memorial Park, Sacramento, CA
Race or Ethnicity: Asian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Party Affiliation: Democratic
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from California, 1993-2005
Elected to Sacramento City Council 1971, became Vice Mayor in 1977.
Spent time in internment camps for Japanese-Americans during WWII, 1942-45, though he was too young to remember the experience. He was however one of the sponsors of the 1988 law the apologized for the internements.
His death was caused by complications of Myelodysplastic Disorder (MDS).
 Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, MD.
Wife: Doris O. Matsui (one son, until his death)
High School: C.K. McClatchy High School, Sacramento, CA (1959)
University: AB, University of California at Berkeley (1963)
Law School: JD, Hastings College of the Law (1966)
US Congressman, California 5th (1993-2005, his death)
US Congressman, California 3rd (1979-93)
National Student Leadership Conference Honorary Board of Advisors
Allied Internment Camp Inmate
House Banking Scandal 25 overdrawn checks
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