Ernest K. Bramblett

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Ernest K. Bramblett
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 13th district
In office
January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1955
Preceded by Norris Poulson
Succeeded by Charles M. Teague
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 11th district
In office
January 3, 1947 - January 3, 1953
Preceded by George E. Outland
Succeeded by Justin L. Johnson
Personal details
Born April 25, 1901
Fresno, California
Died December 27, 1966(1966-12-27) (aged 65)
Woodland Hills, California
Political party Republican
Profession Politician

Ernest King Bramblett (April 25, 1901 – December 27, 1966) was a Republican United States Congressman from California. He was elected to the U.S. House in the 1946 Republican landslide when he ousted Democratic incumbent Rep. George Outland.


Born in Fresno, California, Bramblett graduated from Stanford University and was in the insurance business. He was elected mayor of Pacific Grove, California.[1] In 1954 he was convicted of padding his office payroll to conceal kickbacks. Bramblett, a four-term lawmaker, was fined $5,000 and given a suspended two- to four-month jail sentence.[2][3]

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
George E. Outland
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 11th congressional district

Succeeded by
Justin L. Johnson
Preceded by
C. Norris Poulson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 13th congressional district

Succeeded by
Charles M. Teague