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 Sam Yorty

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Sam Yorty

Birth
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA
Death 5 Jun 1998 (aged 88)
Studio City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered
Memorial ID 8571155 View Source
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US Congressman, Los Angeles Mayor. Elected to represent California's 14th and 26th Districts in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1951 to 1955. Also served as a Member of the California State Assembly in 1936 and 1948, Democratic Candidate for United States Senator from California in the 1940 primary, and in 1954, Mayor of Los Angeles, California, from 1961 to 1973, and as a Candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States of Anerica in 1972. Yorty also served in the United States Army Air Force in World War II.

Bio by: Kris 'Peterborough K' Peterson

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