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|Member of the California State Assembly
from the 26th district
December 1, 2008 – November 30, 2012
|Preceded by||Greg Aghazarian|
|Succeeded by||Connie Conway|
March 18, 1958 |
|Relations||Clare Berryhill (father)
Tom Berryhill (brother)
Mike Berryhill (cousin)
|Alma mater||Butte College|
Bill Berryhill (born March 18, 1958) is an American farmer and politician. He represented the 26th district in the California State Assembly, encompassing parts of California's Central Valley. In 2012, he was the Republican nominee for the California state Senate, losing to Democrat Cathleen Galgiani by a 51% to 49% margin. He currently lives in Stockton with his wife Triana and his three children.
The Berryhills are a prominent Republican political family in California. Bill's father, the late Clare Berryhill, served in both houses of the State Legislature, and also served as director of the California Department of Food and Agriculture. His brother, Tom, has served in the Assembly for the neighboring 25th district since 2006. The Berryhills are the first brothers to serve concurrently in the California Legislature in almost 60 years. His first cousin Mike Berryhill was the 2010 Republican nominee for California's 18th congressional district.