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ROYBAL, Edward R., (father of Lucille Roybal-Allard),
a Representative from California; born in Albuquerque, Bernalillo
County, N.Mex., February 10, 1916; moved to Los Angeles, Calif., in 1922;
attended the public schools; graduated from Roosevelt High School, Fresno,
Calif., 1934; joined the Civilian Conservation Corps until April 1, 1935;
attended the University of California, Los Angeles, Calif., and at Southwestern
University, Los Angeles, Calif.; public health educator with the California
Tuberculosis Association, 1942-1944; United States Army, 1944-1945; director of
health education for the Los Angeles County Tuberculosis and Health
Association, 1945-1949; member of the city council of Los Angeles, Calif.,
1949-1962, and president pro tempore, July 1961; president of Eastland
Savings& Loan Association, 1958-1968, chairman of the board; elected as a
Democrat to the Eighty-eighth and to the fourteen succeeding Congresses
(January 3, 1963-January 3, 1993); chair, Select Committee on Aging
(Ninety-eighth through One Hundred Second Congresses); was not a candidate for
renomination to the One Hundred Third Congress in 1992; died on October 24,
2005, in Pasadena, Calif.
BibliographyEdward R. Roybal in
Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-2012. Prepared under the
direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the
Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 2013.