Thomas H. KuchelRepublican
Thomas Henry Kuchel
Born: August 15, 1910 in Anaheim, CA
Married: Betty Mellenthin
Children: Karen Bianchi
University: University of Southern California (LLD; 1932)
Military Service: USN (WWII)
Died: November 21, 1994 in Beverly Hills, CA
1940-1941: Chair, California Republican Party
1946: Resigned from the State Senate on February 11.
1953: Resigned as Controller on January 6.
1968: Primary Candidate for US Senate (Lost)
- The Thomas H. Kuchel Visitor Center in Redwood National Park near Orick, Calif. is named in his honor.
- "His grandparents founded Anaheim in 1859" - Source: California Blue Book (1950)
- "Tribute to Senator Kuchel" by Congressman Steve Horn.
- NOTE: An incumbent who lost their party primary (in 1968).
Source: California Blue Book (1938), (1946), (1950)
Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) [http://bioguide.congress.gov/]