|Birthname||James Kenneth Hahn|
|born on||3 July 1950|
|Place||Los Angeles, California, 34n03, 118w15|
|Timezone||PDT h7w (is daylight saving time)|
|Astrology data||11°15' or|
American politician, a lifelong resident of Los Angeles. He and his wife, Monica Ann (nee Teson) were married on 5/19/1984, and have a daughter, Karina, and a son, Jackson. They reside in San Pedro.
Hahn attended Los Angeles city schools and graduated Magnum Cum Laude from Pepperdine University in Los Angeles where he majored in English and minored in journalism. He graduated from Pepperdine Law School with a Juris Doctor degree in 1975 and was admitted to the California Bar later that same year. Hahn joined the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office in 1975 and worked as a city prosecutor for four years.
The people of Los Angeles elected Hahn to the Office of City Controller on 6/02/1981 on his first run for public office. On 4/09/1985, he was elected L.A. City Attorney in the primary election, and was sworn in on July 1 of that year. He has since been re-elected to three additional four-year terms--in the April 1989 primary election, when he was unopposed, and the April 1993 and April 1997 primary elections. He was sworn in on 7/01/1997 to begin his fourth and final term as City Attorney which expires on 7/01/2001.
Hahn was sworn in as mayor of Los Angeles on 7/02/2001, 10:36 AM PDT. He made a mercifully short address in the summer heat on the City Halls steps, acknowledging the burgeoning Latino population by repeating his opening remarks in Spanish. His wife looked on in support.
David Kesten quotes media for date, time unknown, on ACT, 6/2001. Jim is the son of Kenneth and Ramona Hahn.
- Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One, lasting)
- Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two)
- Vocation : Law : Attorney
- Vocation : Politics : Government employee (L.A. Comptroller, City Attorney)