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Walter Rayford Tucker, III Edit Profile

Congressman , Lawyer , mayor

Walter Rayford Tucker, III, American congressman, lawyer, former mayor. Ordained Christian minister. Active Compton Juvenile Delinquency Panel; Sunday School teacher. Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (life), California Bar Association, South Central Bar Association, Los Angeles Bar Association, Langston Bar Association, Kiwanis Club of Compton.

Background

III, Walter Rayford Tucker, was born in 1957 in Compton, California, United States. Son of Walter Rayford Junior and Martha H. Tucker.

Education

Bachelor in Political Science cum laude, University Southern California, 1978. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1981.

Career

Staff Segrue, Rothwell, McPeak, Washington. Deputy district attorney County of Los Angeles, 1984-1986. Private practice Compton, since 1986.

Mayor City of Compton, California, 1991-1992. Member 103rd-104th Congresses from 37th California district, 1993—1995. Member transportation and infrastructure committee.

Member small business committee.

Achievements

  • Ordained Christian minister.

Membership

Active Compton Juvenile Delinquency Panel. Sunday School teacher. Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (life), California Bar Association, South Central Bar Association, Los Angeles Bar Association, Langston Bar Association, Kiwanis Club of Compton.

Connections

Married Robin Tucker. Children: Walter Rayford IV, Autumn Monet.

father:
Walter Rayford Junior

mother:
Martha H. Tucker

spouse:
Robin Tucker

children:
Walter Rayford IV III

Autumn Monet III