Kuchel, Thomas H.

Kuchel, Thomas H. (Henry)

(1910–  ) U.S. senator; born in Anaheim, Calif. He served in the California assembly and senate before his initial appointment and then election to the U.S. Senate (Rep., Calif.; 1953–69). He was Republican whip from 1959–69.
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