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Samuel W. Yorty

AKA Samuel William Yorty

Born: 1-Oct-1909
Birthplace: Lincoln, NE
Died: 5-Jun-1998
Location of death: Studio City, CA
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered)

Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic [2]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Mayor of Los Angeles, 1961-73

Military service: US Army Air Corps (1942-45, 1942-45, WWII, Capt.)


[1] Christ Church Unity.

[2] Also ran for Republican nomination to US Senate, 1980.

Father: Frank Patrick Yorty
Mother: Johanna Egan
Sister: Kathleen
Sister: Enid
Wife: Elizabeth Hensel ("Betty", m. 1-Dec-1938, one son)
Son: William Egan (b. 6-Jul-1946)

    Law School: Southwestern University School of Law (1927-29)
    University: University of Southern California (studied 1946-50)

    Mayor of Los Angeles (1961-73)
    US Congressman, California 26th (1953-55)
    US Congressman, California 14th (1951-53)
    California State Assembly (1949-50)
    California State Assembly (1937-41)
    State Bar of California 1939


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