Ken Calvert is a Representative from California. Born in Corona, CA, in 1953, he earned his A.A. from Chaffey College in 1973 and his B.A. from San Diego State University in 1975.
He was a restaurant manager and business owner and ran unsuccessfully for nomination to the 98th Congress in 1982. He chaired the Riverside County, CA, Republican Party from 1984-1988 and was elected to the 103rd and to the eleven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1993-present).