|69th Congress Pictorial Directory, Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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.