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Edward Ross Roybal, American former congressman. Recipient Excellence in Public Service award American Academy Pediatrics, 1976; Chubb fellow Yale University. Served with Army of the United States, 1944-1945. Member National Association Latino Elected Officials (chairman), American Member American Legion.

Background

Roybal, Edward Ross was born on February 10, 1916 in Albuquerque.

Education

Student, University California at Los Angeles. Student, Southwestern University. Student, Kaiser College, Los Angeles.

Honorary Doctor of Laws, Pacific States University. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Claremont Graduate School.

Career

With Civilian Conservation Corps, 1934-1935. Social worker, public health educator California Tuberculosis Association. Then director health education Los Angeles County Tuberculosis and Health Association, 1942-1949.

Member 88th-102nd Congresses from 25th District California, 1963-1992. Member appropriations committee, select committee on aging, chairman Congressional Hispanic Caucus. Member Los Angeles City Council, 1949-1962, president pro tempore, 1961-1962.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1944-1945. Member National Association Latino Elected Officials (chairman), American Member American Legion. Clubs: Knights of Columbus.

Connections

Married Lucille Beserra, September 27, 1940. Children: Lucille (Olivarez), Lillian (Rose), Edward R.

spouse:
Lucille Beserra

child:
Lucille Roybal (Olivarez)

child:
Lillian Roybal (Rose)

child:
Edward R. Roybal