1948 - Born on the 16th of August in Portland.
1966 - Blumenauer graduated from Centennial High School.
1970 - Received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lewis & Clark College.
1973-1978 - Served as an Oregon state representative.
1976 - He received a Juris Doctor degree from the same college.
Worked as an assistant to the president of Portland State University.
1986-1996 - Portland city commissioner.
1990-1991 - Appointed by Oregon's governor to the commission on higher education.
1992 - Blumenauer was defeated by Vera Katz in an open race for mayor of Portland.
1996 - Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in a special election.
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