|69th Congress Pictorial Directory, Collection of the U.S. House
LINEBERGER, Walter Franklin, a Representative from California; born near Whiteville, Hardeman
County, Tenn., July 20, 1883; attended the public schools, the Agricultural and
Mechanical College of Texas, and the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy,
N.Y.; engaged in mining and agriculture in Mexico; moved to Long Beach, Calif.,
in 1911; banker; farmer; president of the Guarantee Bond & Mortgage Co.
(Inc.); United States Army; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh
Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States
Representative-elect Charles F. Van de Water; reelected to the Sixty-eighth and
Sixty-ninth Congresses (February 15, 1921-March 3, 1927); did not seek
renomination, but was an unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination
as United States Senator in 1926; died on October 9, 1943, in Santa Barbara,
Calif.; interment in Santa Barbara Cemetery, Santa Barbara, Calif.