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Walter Franklin (Walt) HORAN

(1898-1966)

HORAN, Walter Franklin (Walt), a Representative from Washington; born in Wenatchee, Chelan County, Wash., October 15, 1898; attended the public schools; was graduated from the high school at Wenatchee, Wash., and from Washington State College at Pullman in 1925; during the First World War served as gunner’s mate, third class, in the United States Navy from April 5, 1917, to November 24, 1919; in 1925 engaged in fruit growing, packing, storing, and shipping; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth and to the ten succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1943-January 3, 1965); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1964 to the Eighty-ninth Congress; died in Manila, Philippines, December 19, 1966; interment in Wenatchee Cemetery, Wenatchee, Wash.

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

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