Jeffrey John Denham is an American politician, US Air Force veteran and businessman. As a member of the Republican Party, he served as the United States representative for California's 10th Election District from 2013 to 2019. Denham won the US House of Representatives elections for the first time in 2010, representing for the 19th district of the California Parliament for one term. before the redistribution brought him to run in district 10 in 2012. From 2002 to 2010, Denham served in the California Senate, representing District 12, including Madera, Merced, Monterey, San Benito, and Stanislaus counties. Prior to running for political office, Denham served in the United States Air Force Reserve and Operational Status for 16 years, and served in both Operation Desert Storm in Iraq and in Operation Restoration. During his parliamentary term, Denham was active in immigration matters, particularly in an effort to draft and pass legislation to successfully address the dreamer's situation.
|Born||Jeffrey John Denham, July 29, 1967, Hawthorne, California, U.S.|
|Education||Victor Valley College, California Polytechnic State University (BA)|
|Preceded by||George Radanovich (19th), Dennis Cardoza (10th, Redistricting)|
|Succeeded by||Josh Harder|
|Constituency||19th district (2011–2013), 10th district (2013–2019)|
Republican politician who became the U.S. Representative for California's 10th congressional district in 2013.
He graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, before going into the agriculture industry.
He is a recipient of the Meritorious Service Medal for his service during Operation Desert Storm in Iraq and Operation Restore Hope in Somalia.
He has two children, Austin and Samantha, with his wife Sonia. He is also an almond farmer.
He served in the California Senate while Arnold Schwarzenegger was Governor of California.
California soldiers. Members of the US House of Representatives of California. United States Air Force