U.S. Congressman. He attended Santa Ana Junior College California, engaged in agricultural and was successful in citrus processing. Entering politics, he served in the California State Assembly (1932-36) and was an inheritance tax appraiser in the California State controller's office (1936-52). In addition, he graduated from the University of Southern California Law School in 1946, was admitted to the bar in 1947 and practiced law in Santa Ana, California. In 1953, he was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-third Congress and to the next eight succeeding Congresses, serving until his death from a heart attack.
Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith