Birth Name: Kamala Devi Harris
Place of Birth: Oakland, Alameda, California, United States
Date of Birth: October 20, 1964
*Tamil Indian (mother)
Kamala Harris is an American attorney and politician. A Democrat, she has served a U.S. Senator from California, since January 3, 2017. She was previously District Attorney of San Francisco, from January 8, 2004 to January 3, 2011, and Attorney General of California, from January 3, 2011 to January 3, 2017.
Kamala is the daughter of Shyamala (Gopalan), a breast cancer specialist, and Donald J. Harris, an economics professor at Stanford University. Her father is Jamaican (of Afro-Jamaican descent). Her mother is an emigrant from Chennai, India, of Tamil Indian descent. A video of Kamala’s father can be seen here.
Kamala is married to attorney Douglas Emhoff (Douglas is Jewish).
Kamala’s maternal grandparents were P. V. Gopalan (the son of Venkataraman Iyer) and Rajam.
Genealogy of Kamala Harris (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Obituary of Kamala’s mother, Shyamala Gopalan – http://www.legacy.com
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