Ken Calvert

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Ken Calvert is a Republican Congressman from California, where he represents the 44th District. He was first elected to Congress in 1992.

Calvert was born in Corona, California, June 8, 1953.



  • graduated from Corona High School, Corona, Calif., 1971
  • A.A., Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., 1973
  • B.A., San Diego State University, San Diego, Calif., 1975


  • restaurant manager; business owner

Political history

  • staff for United States Representative Victor Veysey of California
  • unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the Ninety-eighth Congress in 1982
  • chair, Riverside County, Calif., Republican Party, 1984-1988
  • elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Third and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1993-present).


Fun Facts!

  • Had a 1993 "incident" in which he was found, roadside, with a prostitute.
  • In December 2004, he accompanied corrupt former Rep. Randy Cunningham and co-conspirator Thomas T. Kontogiannis on a trip to Saudi Arabia.

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