Chip Pashayan

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Chip Pashayan
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 17th district
In office
January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1991
Preceded by John Hans Krebs
Succeeded by Cal Dooley
Personal details
Born (1941-03-27) March 27, 1941 (age 77)
Fresno, California
Political party Republican
Alma mater Pomona College
UC Hastings College of the Law
Profession lawyer

Charles "Chip" Pashayan Jr. (born March 27, 1941) 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.[1]


  1. ^ Richard G Hovannisian: The Armenian people from ancient to modern times (p. 405)

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
John Hans Krebs
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 17th congressional district

Succeeded by
Cal Dooley