KASEM, George Albert

1919–2002

Biography

KASEM, George Albert, a Representative from California; born in Drumright, Creek County, Okla., April 6, 1919; graduated from John H. Francis Polytechnic High School, Los Angeles, Calif., 1938; B.S., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1949; LL.B., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1951; United States Army Air Force, 1941-1945; lawyer, private practice; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth Congress (January 3, 1959-January 3, 1961); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Eighty-seventh Congress in 1960; commissioner, Citrus Municipal Court, West Covina, Calif., 1978-1984; died on February 11, 2002, in West Covina, Calif.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of California-Los Angeles
Charles E. Young Research Library, Department of Special Collections

Los Angeles, CA
Papers: In the Knox Mellon California Democratic Council papers, 1957-1969, 7.5 linear feet. Persons represented include George Kasem.
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