Del M. Clawson

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Del M. Clawson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 33rd district
In office
January 3, 1975 – December 31, 1978
Preceded by Jerry L. Pettis
Succeeded by Wayne R. Grisham
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 23rd district
In office
June 11, 1963 – January 3, 1975
Preceded by Clyde Doyle
Succeeded by Thomas M. Rees
Mayor of Compton, California
In office
1957–1963
Preceded by Frank G. Bussing
Succeeded by Chester R. Crain
City Council of Compton, California
In office
1953–1957
Personal details
Born (1914-01-11)January 11, 1914
Thatcher, Arizona, U.S.
Died May 5, 1992(1992-05-05) (aged 78)
Downey, California, U.S.
Political party Republican
Alma mater Gila College
Religion The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)

Delwin Morgan Clawson (January 11, 1914 – May 5, 1992) was an American politician. He was a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives He also served as mayor of Compton, California.

Clawson was born in Thatcher, Arizona and attended Gila College there 1933–1934. He was manager of the Mutual Housing Association of Compton, 1947–1963.

Clawson was elected as a member of the City Council of Compton and served 1953–1957. He then served as mayor of Compton, California 1957–1963. After the death of Clyde Doyle, he was elected as a Republican to the 88th Congress, by special election. He was reelected to the seven succeeding Congresses and served until his retirement at the end of his last term on December 31, 1978.

Clawson was a Latter-day Saint.[1]

He died in Downey, California on May 5, 1992.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Frank G. Bussing
Mayor of Compton, California
1957–1963
Succeeded by
Chester R. Crain
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Clyde Doyle
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 23rd congressional district

1963–1975
Succeeded by
Thomas M. Rees
Preceded by
Jerry L. Pettis
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 33rd congressional district

1975–1978
Succeeded by
Wayne R. Grisham

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