MOELLER, Walter Henry, (1910 - 1999)


MOELLER, Walter Henry, a Representative from Ohio; born on a farm, New Palestine, Hancock County, near Indianapolis, Ind., March 15, 1910; attended local schools; Concordia College and Seminary, Springfield, Ill., in 1935; Defiance (Ohio) College, A.B., 1951; Indiana University, M.S. Ed., 1953; Lutheran Church minister, Decatur, Ind., 1936-1942, and Van Wert and Lancaster, Ohio, 1942-1956; instructor at Giffen Junior College, Van Wert, Ohio, 1942-1952; delegate to North Atlantic Treaty Organization Congress in London in 1959; farm owner; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth and Eighty-seventh Congresses (January 3, 1959-January 3, 1963); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1962 to the Eighty-eighth Congress; assistant to the director, National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s educational services division, 1963-1964; elected to the Eighty-ninth Congress (January 3, 1965-January 3, 1967); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1966 to the Ninetieth Congress; assistant to the Deputy Commissioner on Aging for the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1967-1976; retired to Santa Barbara, Calif., where he served as interim and guest pastor for a variety of congregations in southern California; died in Santa Barbara on April 13, 1999.