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Clair Engle

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Clair Engle, American senator. member 78th Congress (1943-1945), 2d Calif.

Background

Engle, Clair was born on September 21, 1911 in Bakersfield, California, United States. Son of Fred J., Senior, and Carita (Keeran) E.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University of California, 1933.

Career

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.

Membership

Member 78th Congress (1943-1945), 2d Calif.

Connections

Married Hazel Burney, January 12, 1933.; married second, Lucretia Caldwell, December 4, 1948.

father:
Fred J. Engle

mother:
Carita (Keeran) Engle

spouses:
Hazel Burney

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