Party affiliation: Democrat
1 daughter, Yvonne Loraine. Married second, Lucretia Caldwell, December 4, 1948. Admitted to California bar, 1933, practiced Law, Corning, California, 1933, Red Bluff, California, since 1935.
Became assistant district attorney Tehama County, California, elected district attorney, 1934, reelected, 1938. Elected state senator, 8th California District, 1942. Elected member 78th Congress (1943-1945), 2d California District, at special election, 1943.
Elected 79th-85th Congresses, 2d California District. Chairman House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs 84th, 85th Congresses. United States Senator, since 1959.
Born September 21, 1911