DOYLE, Clyde Gilman, (1887 - 1963)


Campaign poster (detail), 1948, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives

DOYLE, Clyde Gilman, a Representative from California; born in Oakland, Alameda County, Calif., July 11, 1887; attended public schools in Oakland, Calif., Seattle, Wash., Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif.; was graduated from the College of Law of the University of Southern California at Los Angeles in 1917; was admitted to the bar in 1916 and commenced practice in Long Beach, Calif.; member and president of the Board of Freeholders, Long Beach, Calif., in 1921 and 1922; member of the California State Board of Education; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-ninth Congress (January 3, 1945-January 3, 1947); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1946 to the Eightieth Congress; elected to the Eighty-first and to the seven succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1949, until his death in Arlington, Va., March 14, 1963.