Oscar Hauge

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Oscar L. Hauge (September 17, 1868—June 23, 1945) served on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors from 1938 until 1944.

Biography[edit]

Hauge was born on a Minnesota farm on September 17, 1868. He was mayor of Long Beach, Calif., from 1927 to 1930. On December 1, 1938 he was appointed to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Leland M. Ford, who had just been elected to the United States Congress. He served until 1944.

Early career[edit]

At only age 21, Hauge served as township assessor in Faribault County. He later moved to Miles City, Montana where he served as chairman of the Republican Central Committee. In 1913 Hauge moved to Long Beach and participated in civic affairs. Hauge was also a member of the State Department of Finance for several years and from 1938-1944 he served as county supervisor for the Fourth District.[1]

Education[edit]

Hauge went to school in Chicago and graduated with a degree in dentistry.[1]

Death[edit]

On June 23, 1945, he died of a heart attack.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "SUPERVISOR OSCAR HAUGE" (PDF). County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors. Retrieved 2 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Los Angeles County" (PDF). Los Angeles, California: County of Los Angeles. Retrieved 2009-08-04. 
Preceded by
Leland M. Ford
Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
4th district

1938—1944
Succeeded by
Raymond V. Darby