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Del M. Clawson

Born: Jan 11, 1914

Death: May 5, 1992

Birthplace: Arizona

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Del M. Clawson

Date of Birth : Jan 11, 1914
Date of Death : May 5, 1992
Birth Place : Arizona

Delwin Morgan Clawson was an American politician. He was a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives He also served as mayor of Compton, California. Clawson was born in Thatcher, Arizona and attended Gila College there 1933–1934. He was manager of the Mutual Housing Association of Compton, 1947–1963. Clawson was elected as a member of the City Council of Compton and served 1953–1957. He then served as mayor of Compton, California 1957–1963. After the death of Clyde Doyle, he was elected as a Republican to the 88th Congress, by special election. He was reelected to the seven succeeding Congresses and served until his retirement at the end of his last term on December 31, 1978. Clawson was a Latter-day Saint. He died in Downey, California on May 5, 1992.


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