Cool Colleges for Congressmembers

University of Southern California

The #23 National university according to U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges 2016
Roughly 49 U.S. Congressmembers have been affiliated with the school, such as attending classes, earning a degree, or being employed by the school.

Names in bold indicate Congressmembers who are currently in office as of May 2016.

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Dana Rohrabacher
Representative
Republican
CA
M.A., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1971
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Dean Heller
Senator
Republican
NV
B.S., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1985
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Karen Bass
Representative
Democrat
CA
P.A., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.
faculty, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.
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Patrick Hillings
Representative
Republican
CA
attended the University of Southern California until March 1943
returned to the University of Southern California and received a B.A. in 1947 and J.D. in 1949
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Samuel Yorty
Representative
Democrat
CA
also studied at University of Southern California 1946-1950, and extension courses at University of California in 1948
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Joseph Holt
Representative
Republican
CA
returned to the University of Southern California, B.S. in 1947
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Craig Hosmer
Representative
Republican
CA
attended the University of Michigan Law School in 1938 and was graduated from the University of Southern California Law School in 1940
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Thomas Kuchel
Senator
Republican
CA
graduated from the University of Southern California in 1932 and from the law school of the same university in 1935
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Glenard Lipscomb
Representative
Republican
CA
attended the Los Angeles public schools, the University of Southern California, and Woodbury College
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James Utt
Representative
Republican
CA
graduated from the University of Southern California Law School in 1946
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Henry Dixon
Representative
Republican
UT
was graduated from Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, in 1914, from the University of Chicago in 1917, and from the University of Southern California in 1937
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H. Smith
Representative
Republican
CA
A.B., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1930
LL.B., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1933
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Frank Burke
Representative
Democrat
KY
attended the University of Southern California
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George Kasem
Representative
Democrat
CA
B.S., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1949
LL.B., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1951
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Catherine May
Representative
Republican
WA
attended the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1939
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James Corman
Representative
Democrat
CA
attended the public schools of Los Angeles and graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1942, and from the University of Southern California Law School in 1948
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Garner Shriver
Representative
Republican
KS
University of Wichita, B.A., 1934 (postgraduate study at University of Southern California in 1936), and Washburn Law School, LL.B., 1940 and J.D., 1970
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Phillip Burton
Representative
Democrat
CA
B.A., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1947
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Augustus Hawkins
Representative
Democrat
CA
graduated from Jefferson High School in 1926, from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1931, and from the University of Southern California in 1932
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Lionel Van Deerlin
Representative
Democrat
CA
B.A., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1937
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John Schmidhauser
Representative
Democrat
IA
professor, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1973-1992, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va., 1982-1983, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, 1984, professor emeritus, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Ca. 1992 to present.
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Jerry Pettis
Representative
Republican
CA
engaged in graduate work at the University of Southern California and the University of Denver in 1939-1941
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Charles Wiggins
Representative
Republican
CA
B.S., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1953
LL.B., University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Calif., 1956
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Ralph Metcalfe
Representative
Democrat
IL
M.A., University of Southern California, 1939
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Yvonne Burke
Representative
Democrat
CA
J.D., University of Southern California School of Law, Los Angeles, Calif., 1956
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Andrew Hinshaw
Representative
Republican
CA
B.S., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1950
also attended University of Southern California School of Law
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William Ketchum
Representative
Republican
CA
attended Colorado School of Mines, 1939-1940, and the University of Southern California, 1940-1942
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Carlos Moorhead
Representative
Republican
CA
J.D., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1949
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James Lloyd
Representative
Democrat
CA
M.A., University of Southern California, 1966
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Jerry Patterson
Representative
Democrat
CA
graduate work, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1960-1963
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Wayne Grisham
Representative
Republican
CA
graduate work, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1950-1951
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Daniel Lungren
Representative
Republican
CA
attended University of Southern California Law Center, Los Angeles, 1968-1969
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Tommy Vandergriff
Representative
Democrat
TX
B.A., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1947
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C. Cox
Representative
Republican
CA
B.A., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.,1973
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James Moran
Representative
Democrat
VA
attended the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1978
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Jay Kim
Representative
Republican
CA
B.S., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1967
M.S., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1969
M.S., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1980
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Cynthia McKinney
Representative
Democrat
GA
B.A., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1978
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Walter Tucker
Representative
Democrat
CA
B.A., University of Southern California, 1978
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Robert Underwood
Representative
Democrat
GU
Ed.D., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1987
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Bob Barr
Representative
Republican
GA
B.A., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1970
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Wes Cooley
Representative
Republican
OR
B.S., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1958
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Juanita Millender-McDonald
Representative
Democrat
CA
attended University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.
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James Gibbons
Representative
Republican
NV
post-graduate studies, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.
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Mary Bono Mack
Representative
Republican
CA
B.A., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.
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Hilda Solis
Representative
Democrat
CA
M.A., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1981
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John Campbell
Representative
Republican
CA
M.B.T., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1977
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Jim Webb
Senator
Democrat
VA
attended University of Southern California 1963-1964
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Laura Richardson
Representative
Democrat
CA
M.B.A., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1996
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Charles Djou
Representative
Republican
HI
J.D., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1996