Dalip Singh Saund Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts with honors, U. Punjab, India, 1919. Master of Arts, University California, 1922, Doctor of Philosophy, 1924.
He served the 29th District of California from January 3, 1957 to January 3, 1963. He immigrated to the United States (via Ellis Island) originally to study agriculture at the University of California, Berkeley. He thereafter remained in the United States, becoming a successful farmer.
After the Luce-Celler Act was passed in 1946, he applied for naturalization and became an American citizen in 1949. In May 1962, Saund suffered a severe stroke which left him unable to speak or walk without assistance. He was defeated for reelection by Republican Patrick Martin by a 56% to 44% margin. c.
Member 85th-87th congresses, 29th District. Member American Mathematics Society, Mathematics Association American, India Association American (past president), Sigma Psi. Clubs: Toastmasters (past district governor), Lions (Westmoreland).
Married Marian Z. Kosa, July 21, 1928. Children: Dalip S., Julie G., Eleanor B. Came to the United States, 1920, naturalized, 1949.