- Marco Antonio Firebaugh
Marco Antonio Firebaugh Member of the California State Assembly In office
Personal details Born October 13, 1966
Died March 21, 2006(aged 39) Political party Democrat Children Tlalli Ariana, Nicolas Andres Residence South Gate Religion Catholic
Marco Antonio Firebaugh (October 13, 1966 – March 21, 2006) was a Democratic member of the California State Assembly from 1998 until 2004.
Born in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, Firebaugh received a B.A. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley, and a law degree from UCLA.
In his final term in the Assembly, Firebaugh served concurrently as Assembly Majority Leader and Chairman of the California Latino Legislative Caucus. He was a resident of South Gate.
Firebaugh had been seeking the Democratic nomination for a seat in the California State Senate, representing the 30th District. Firebaugh had been endorsed for the seat by the term limited incumbent, Martha Escutia, over Firebaugh's primary election opponents: fellow Democratic Assemblymen Ronald S. Calderon and Rudy Bermúdez. Firebaugh died due to complications from a liver ailment he was diagnosed with in 2003.
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