LIPSCOMB, Glenard Paul, (1915 - 1970)


”Four New Congressmen Take Oath” (detail), 1954, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives

LIPSCOMB, Glenard Paul, a Representative from California; born in Jackson, Mich., August 19, 1915, and moved to Los Angeles, Calif., with his parents in 1920; attended the Los Angeles public schools, the University of Southern California, and Woodbury College; engaged in public accountancy since 1940; during the Second World War served in the Finance Corps, United States Army; elected a member of the State assembly in 1947, and reelected in 1948, 1950, and 1952; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1956; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-third Congress by special election, November 10, 1953, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Norris Poulson; reelected to the Eighty-fourth and to the seven succeeding Congresses, and served from November 10, 1953, until his death in Bethesda, Md., February 1, 1970; interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, Calif.