ANDERSON, Glenn Malcolm, (1913 - 1994)

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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ANDERSON, Glenn Malcolm, a Representative from California; born in Hawthorne, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 21, 1913; B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1936; United States Army, 1943-1945; real estate developer; Mayor of Hawthorne, Calif., 1940-1942; member of the California state assembly, 1942-1943, 1945-1948; lieutenant governor of California, 1959-1967; chairman and member, Calif. state lands commission, 1959-1967; member, board of trustees of California state colleges, 1961-1967; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-first and to the eleven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1969-January 3, 1993); chair, Committee on Public Works and Transportation (One Hundredth through One Hundred First Congresses); was not a candidate for renomination to the One Hundred Third Congress in 1992; died on December 13, 1994, in Los Angeles, Calif.; interment in Green Hills Cemetery, Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.


Roberts, Myron. Glenn M. Anderson, Conscience of California: A Biography of the Congressman Who Reshaped Politics in the Golden State. Los Angeles: California State University Dominguez Hills Foundation, 2001.