|Member of the|
U.S. House of Representatives
January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1995
|Preceded by||Jerry Lewis (redistricting)|
|Succeeded by||Sonny Bono|
|Constituency||37th district (1983–93)|
44th district (1993–95)
|Born||July 23, 1927|
Brawley, California, U.S.
|Died||August 9, 2017 (aged 90)|
La Quinta, California, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of California at Los Angeles|
|Branch/service||United States Marine Corps|
|Years of service||1945–46|
McCandless served in the United States Marine Corps from 1945 to 1946 and from 1950 to 1952, and attained the rank of captain.
He later worked as an automobile and truck dealer from 1953 to 1975, and was a member of the Riverside County board of supervisors from 1972 to 1982 and the Riverside County housing authority from 1974 to 1982.
McCandless was elected as a Republican to the Ninety-eighth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1995) and was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fourth Congress.
- "Former Congressman, Supervisor McCandless dies". Press Enterprise. 2017-08-11. Retrieved 2017-08-11.
- United States Congress. "Al McCandless (id: M000306)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Appearances on C-SPAN
- Political Graveyard biography