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Just Like School: Yearbook Photos of Incoming Members

To kick off the new Congress, a collection of new lawmakers’ old looks

Nevada Democratic Sen.-elect Catherine Cortez Masto is shown her 1981 yearbook photo at Ed W. Clark High School in Nevada and campaigning in October.
Nevada Democratic Sen.-elect Catherine Cortez Masto is shown her 1981 yearbook photo at Ed W. Clark High School in Nevada and campaigning in October.

The first day of a new Congress feels a lot like the first day of school. So, we thought it would be fitting to show new members’ yearbook photos.

We got a hold of some high school or college yearbooks, thanks to Ancestry. Here’s who we have.

And before you make too much fun of the members, remember what you looked like in your high school and college yearbook photos.

Florida Democratic Rep.-elect Charlie Crist

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Crist is seen in the 1975 Wake Forest University yearbook and at the drawing for new members’ offices in December.

Tennessee Republican Rep.-elect David Kustoff

 

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Kustoff is shown in the 1988 Memphis State University yearbook and as he arrives for orientation in November.

 

Pennsylvania Democratic Rep-elect Dwight Evans

 

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Evans is shown in the 1975 LaSalle University yearbook and at freshman member orientation in November. 

California Democratic Rep.-elect Jimmy Panetta

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Panetta is shown in the 1987 Carmel, Calif., High School yearbook and at orientation.

Kansas Republican Rep.-elect Roger Marshall

Marshall in his 1980 Butler Community College Yearbook photo, and in a CQ Roll Call File Photo.
Marshall in his 1980 Butler Community College Yearbook photo, and in a CQ Roll Call File Photo.

 

Florida Republican Rep.-elect Neal Dunn

 

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Dunn is shown in the 1972 Washington and Lee University yearbook and in an interview with Roll Call.

Wyoming Republican Rep.-elect Liz Cheney 

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Cheney is seen in the 1988 Colorado College yearbook and at new member orientation.

Greek life goes to Congress

Georgia Republican Rep.-elect Drew Ferguson (first row, third from left) and his Sigma Alpha Epsilon brothers.

University of Georgia, 1987.
University of Georgia, 1987.

Virginia Republican Rep.-elect Tom Garrett (third row, far right) and his Kappa Alpha brothers.

University of Michigan, 1988.
University of Michigan, 1988. 

Correction: An earlier version of this article misidentified the yearbook photo of Kansas Republican Rep.-elect Roger Marshall

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