Byron D. SherDemocratic
Born: February 7, 1928 in Saint Louis, Missouri
Married: Linda B. Sher (m. 1954, d. 2014)
Children: Adrienne, Benjamin and Katherine
University: University of Southern California
1965-1967: Member, Palo Alto City Council
1973-1980: Member, Palo Alto City Council
1974-1975: Mayor, City of Palo Alto
1976-1977: Chairman, Stanford Human Relations Commission
1977-1978: Mayor, City of Palo Alto
1996: Resigned from the State Assembly on March 28.
2009-Present: Member, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency
- LEGISLATION: Author of Groundwater Protection Act (1983), California Clean Air Act (1988), and the California Safe Drinking Water Act (1989).
- LEGISLATION: Author of AB 939 (1989), which created the California Integrated Waste Management Board.
- Fulbright Scholar in New Zealand
- PLACENAME: The Byron Sher Auditorium is located in the California EPA Building, at 1001 I Street in Sacramento.
Source: California Legislature Handbook (1981), (1994)
Source: California Blue Book (2000)