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Norris Poulson

AKA C. Norris Poulson

Born: 23-Jul-1895
Birthplace: Haines, OR
Died: 25-Sep-1982
Location of death: Orange, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated, Mt. Hope Cemetery, Baker City, OR

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Mayor of Los Angeles, 1953-61

Later served as California State Water Commissioner, June 1963 to April 1969.

Father: Peter S. Poulson (b. 5-May-1843 in Denmark, d. 24-Mar-1928)
Mother: Jennie E. Rainey
Brother: William R. Pouson
Brother: Mrs. Pearl Hayhurst
Sister: Mrs. Leo A. Shaver
Wife: Erna June Loennig (m. 25-Dec-1916)

    University: Oregon State College, Corvallis, OR
    University: Southwestern University (1923-25)

    Mayor of Los Angeles (1953-61)
    US Congressman, California 26th (3-Jan-1953 to 11-Jun-1953, resigned)
    US Congressman, California 13th (3-Jan-1947 to 3-Jan-1953)
    US Congressman, California 13th (3-Jan-1943 to 3-Jan-1945)
    California State Assembly (1938-42)
    Danish Ancestry

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