James F. Lloyd
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 35th district
January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1981
|Preceded by||Glenn M. Anderson|
|Succeeded by||David Dreier|
|Born||James Frederick Lloyd
September 27, 1922
|Died||February 2, 2012
|Alma mater||Stanford University|
Born in Helena, Montana, Lloyd attended public schools in Washington State, California, and Oregon. He attended the University of Oregon, 1940-1942 but did not graduate. He served in the United States Navy as a naval aviator, 1942-1963 (retired). He attained his B.A. at Stanford University in 1958, and his M.A. at University of Southern California in 1966. He pursued a public relations and advertising career, then later became a teacher and instructor of political science at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, California, 1970-1973.
Lloyd was a member of the California Democratic State Central Committee from 1968 until 1972. He served as City Councilman of West Covina, California 1968–1975, including a term as Mayor of West Covina from 1973 to 1974. In 1974, he was narrowly elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth Congress, representing a Republican-leaning district. He was reelected to the Ninety-fifth and Ninety-sixth Congresses, serving January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1981. He ran unsuccessfully for reelection in 1980, being unseated in the process by David Dreier. Lloyd was a resident of West Covina, California.
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