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 Lionel Lathrop Van Deerlin

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Lionel Lathrop Van Deerlin

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Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 17 May 2008 (aged 93)
San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Burial San Luis Rey, San Diego County, California, USA
Memorial ID 26938980 View Source
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US Congressman, Journalist. After serving in World War II as an Army staff member of the Stars and Stripes newspaper, he returned to California and was city editor of the San Diego Journal from 1952 to 1961. In 1963, he was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-eighth Congress and to the eight succeeding Congresses, serving until 1981. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he became a journalist for the San Diego Tribune, was news director for XETV Channel 6, television station and was a professor emeritus, at San Diego State University. He died of a heart attack.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 19 May 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 26938980
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/26938980/lionel-lathrop-van_deerlin : accessed ), memorial page for Lionel Lathrop Van Deerlin (25 Jul 1914–17 May 2008), Find a Grave Memorial ID 26938980, citing All Saints Cemetery, San Luis Rey, San Diego County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .