Al McCandless

American politician (1927-2017)

Alfred Alfonso "Al" McCandless (July 23, 1927 – August 9, 2017) was a Republican politician from California. He was born in Brawley, California on July 23, 1927. He studied at the University of California, Los Angeles, 1951. Before becoming a representative, he was an automobile and truck dealer from 1953 through 1975.

Al McCandless
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 44th district
In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1995
Preceded byRandy "Duke" Cunningham
Succeeded bySonny Bono
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 37th district
In office
January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993
Preceded byJerry Lewis
Succeeded byWalter R. Tucker III
Personal details
Born(1927-07-23)July 23, 1927
Brawley, California
DiedAugust 9, 2017(2017-08-09) (aged 90)
La Quinta, California
Alma materUniversity of California, Los Angeles
Professionautomotive dealer
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/serviceUnited States Marine Corps
Years of service1945–46, 1950–52
Rankcaptain

McCandless was on the Riverside County board of supervisors from 1972 through 1982. He was in the United States House of Representatives from January 3, 1983 through January 3, 1995.

McCandless died at his home in La Quinta, California on August 9, 2017 at the age of 90.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Former Congressman, Supervisor McCandless dies". Press Enterprise. 2017-08-11. Retrieved 2017-08-11.
  2. "Former Congressman, Supervisor McCandless dies". 11 August 2017.

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