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Victor Vincent VEYSEY

(1915-2001)

VEYSEY, Victor Vincent, a Representative from California; born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 14, 1915; B.S., California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1936; M.B.A., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1938; graduate work, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.; professor at California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1938-1940, 1941-1946; professor at Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1940-1941; member of the Brawley, Calif., School District Board, 1955-1962; member of the Imperial Valley College Board, Imperial, Calif., 1960-1962; advisory commission, United States Department of Agriculture, 1959-1963; member of the California state assembly, 1963-1971; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1972; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-second and to the Ninety-third Congresses (January 3, 1971-January 3, 1975); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninety-fourth Congress in 1974; Assistant Secretary for Civil Works, United States Army, 1975-1977; secretary for industrial relations, State of California, 1983; died on February 13, 2001, in Hemet, Calif.; interment at Riverview Cemetery, Brawley, Calif.

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

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