Contains twenty-two years of on California Congressman's correspondence,
speeches,legislation, and related committee work. McFall's particular interests included
agriculture, military affairs and the problems of his constituents.
U.S. Representative John J. McFall, Democrat of Manteca (Calif.), served eleven terms in
Congress (1957-78). He represented San Joaquin, Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado,
Mono, Tuolumne and portions of Sacramento and Stanislaus counties. McFall was Majority
Whip during the 93rd & 94th Congresses and was three times elected Speaker Pro Tempore.
His committee assignments included Appropriations, Transportation and Defense.