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William Isham Traeger
Birth: Feb. 26, 1880
Porterville
Tulare County
California, USA
Death: Jan. 20, 1935
California, USA

US Congressman. During the Spanish-American War, he served in the US Army and after the war, he graduated from Stanford University in 1901. Moving to Los Angles, he attended the law department of the University of Southern California and was admitted to the bar. He was a deputy sheriff of Los Angeles County (1907-11), law clerk of the California Supreme Court (1911-21) and served as Sheriff of Los Angeles County (1921-32). In 1935, he was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-third Congress, serving until 1935. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he commenced to practice law in Los Angeles, until his death at age 54 from a liver disorder. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Angelus Rosedale Cemetery
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 31, 2001
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William Isham Traeger
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- Tom A. Hawk
 Added: Jan. 20, 2014
I can't believe that is does not say here that you also were Sheriff of Los Angeles County for many years.
- Bernard Johnson
 Added: Oct. 3, 2011
Never forgotten.
- Bernard Johnson
 Added: Oct. 3, 2011
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