Carlos Moorhead

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Carlos Moorhead
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 27th district
In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1997
Preceded by Mel Levine
Succeeded by Jim Rogan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 22nd district
In office
January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1993
Preceded by James C. Corman
Succeeded by Michael Huffington
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 20th district
In office
January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1975
Preceded by H. Allen Smith
Succeeded by Barry Goldwater, Jr.
Personal details
Born (1922-05-05)May 5, 1922
Long Beach, California
Died November 23, 2011(2011-11-23) (aged 89)
La Cañada Flintridge, California
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Valery Tyler Moorhead
Children Steve, Teri, and Paul Bradford (step children). Preceded in death by two daughters (Teresa and Cathy)
Religion Presbyterian

Carlos John Moorhead (May 5, 1922 – November 23, 2011) was a United States Congressman from California. Born in Long Beach, he attended the public schools of Glendale, graduated from Herbert Hoover High School (Glendale) in 1940 and earned a B.A. from the UCLA in 1943 and a J.D. from the University of Southern California Law School in 1949. He served in the United States Army from 1942 to 1945 and attained the rank of lieutenant colonel.[1]

Moorhead was admitted to the California State Bar in 1949 and commenced practice in Glendale; he was admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court in 1973, and was a member of the California Law Revision Commission. From 1967 to 1972, he was a member of the California State Assembly, and was elected as a Republican to the 93rd and to the eleven succeeding Congresses, serving from January 3, 1973 to January 3, 1997. He was not a candidate for reelection to the 105th Congress. He died after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease in 2011.[2]

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
H. Allen Smith
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 20th congressional district

1973–1975
Succeeded by
Barry Goldwater, Jr.
Preceded by
Del M. Clawson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 22nd congressional district

1975–1993
Succeeded by
Michael Huffington
Preceded by
Mel Levine
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 27th congressional district

1993–1997
Succeeded by
James E. Rogan

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.