In praise of Anna Eshoo, Professor Ford’s representative in Congress


Anna Georges Eshoo /ˈɛʃ/ (born December 13, 1942) is the U.S. Representative from California’s 18th congressional district, serving since 1993. She is a member of the Democratic Party. The district, numbered as the 14th District from 1993 to 2013 is based in the Silicon Valley, including the cities of Redwood CitySunnyvaleMountain View, and Palo Alto, as well as part of San Jose. She is the only Assyrian American in Congress, and is also one of only two congresswomen of Armenian descent, with Jackie Speier being the other. She is Assyrian paternally and Armenian maternally.


US House Office of Photography –

















Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.