James T. Beall, Jr.
Born: December 7, 1952 in San Jose, CA
Married: Pat (m. 1983)
Children: Greg and Mark
University: San Jose State University (BA, Political Science)
1981-1994: Member, San Jose City Council
1987-2006: Member, Metropolitan Transportation Commission
1995-2006: Member, Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors
2017-Present: Member, California High Speed Rail Authority
- LEGISLATION: Author of SB 3 (2017) which became Proposition 1 on the November 2018 ballot, which would authorize the issuance of four billion dollars in General Obligation bonds to "finance various existing housing programs, as well as infill infrastructure financing and affordable housing matching grant programs" and $1 billion "to provide additional funding for the above-described program for farm, home, and mobilehome purchase assistance for veterans".
Source: California Legislature Handbook (2007-08), (2011-12)