Charles (Chip) Pashayan, Jr. served as a Republican Congressman from the Fresno area in California's Central Valley from 1979 to 1991. He won his first term in 1978, when he upset two-term incumbent Democrat John Hans Krebs by a 54% to 46% margin. He represented his largely rural, conservative district until 1990, when he was defeated for reelection by Democrat Cal Dooley. He is of Armenian descent.
- Richard G Hovannisian: The Armenian people from ancient to modern times (p. 405)
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John Hans Krebs
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from California's 17th congressional district