Tom Berryhill

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Tom Berryhill
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Member of the California State Senate
from the 8th district
14th district (2010–2014)
In office
December 6, 2010 – November 30, 2018
Preceded byDave Cogdill
Succeeded byAndreas Borgeas
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 25th district
In office
December 4, 2006 – November 30, 2010
Preceded byDave Cogdill
Succeeded byKristin Olsen
Personal details
Thomas Charles Berryhill

(1953-08-27)August 27, 1953
Ceres, California
DiedAugust 29, 2020(2020-08-29) (aged 67)
Modesto, California
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Loretta Berryhill
RelationsClare Berryhill (father)
Bill Berryhill (brother)
Mike Berryhill (cousin)
ResidenceModesto, California
Alma materCalifornia Polytechnic State University
OccupationFarmer; small businessman

Thomas Charles Berryhill (August 27, 1953 – August 29, 2020)[1][2] was an American Republican politician. He was a member of the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors from January 7, 2019 until his death. He previously represented the 8th district in the California State Senate from December 6, 2010 to November 30, 2018. He had also served in the California State Assembly, representing the 25th district from December 4, 2006 to November 30, 2010.

After graduating from Ceres High School, Berryhill attended California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.[3][4]

Berryhill's brother, Bill, represented the 26th district in the State Assembly from 2008 to 2012. Their father, Clare, served in the State Assembly from 1969 to 1970 and the State Senate from 1972 to 1976.

Berryhill was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2018.[5]


  1. ^ Valine, Kevin (August 29, 2020). "Stanislaus County Supervisor, former State Senator Tom Berryhill dies at 67". The Modesto Bee.
  2. ^ "Senator Tom Berryhill of California". Archived from the original on January 17, 2011. Retrieved 2013-09-23.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  3. ^ Benziger, Jeff (September 2, 2020). "Political giant from Ceres, Tom Berryhill, dies at 67". Ceres Courier.
  4. ^ "Tom Berryhill (R) - District 08". California State Senate.
  5. ^ Hansen, B.J. (August 29, 2020). "Former State Lawmaker Berryhill Passes Away". KVML.

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