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Everett Glen BURKHALTER

(1897-1975)

BURKHALTER, Everett Glen, a Representative from California; born in Heber Springs, Cleburne County, Ark., Januray 19, 1897; attended the public schools in Arkansas, Indiana, Colorado, and California; electrical and illuminating engineer in the motion picture industry; enlisted in the United States Navy, 1918, honorable discharge 1919, active reserve until 1921; member, California State assembly, 1942-1952; delegate to the electoral college, 1946; appointed to the California State legislative commission, American Legion; elected to the Los Angeles City Council, and served three terms, 1952-1962; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-eighth Congress (January 3, 1963-January 3, 1965); was not a candidate for renomination in 1964 to the Eighty-ninth Congress; retired and resided in North Hollywood, Calif.; died in Duarte, Calif., May 24, 1975; interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, Calif.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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