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Victor Veysey

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Victor Veysey

Victor Veysey
1st Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works)
In office
March 1975 – January 1977
President Gerald Ford
Preceded by None
Succeeded by Michael Blumenfeld
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 43rd district
In office
January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1975
Preceded by District created
Succeeded by Clair Burgener
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 38th district
In office
January 3, 1971 – January 3, 1973
Preceded by John V. Tunney
Succeeded by George Brown, Jr.
Personal details
Born Victor Vincent Veysey
(1915-04-14)April 14, 1915
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died February 13, 2001(2001-02-13) (aged 85)
Hemet, California, U.S.
Resting place Riverview Cemetery
Brawley, California, U.S.
Political party Republican

Victor Vincent Veysey (April 14, 1915 – February 13, 2001) was an American Republican politician.


Born in 1915 in Los Angeles, California, Veysey received a BSc from CalTech in 1936 and an MBA from Harvard University in 1938. He also did graduate work at Stanford University.


Veysey was a professor at CalTech from 1938 to 1940 and from 1941 to 1946, and at Stanford University from 1940 to 1941.

He subsequently moved to the Imperial Valley where he farmed.

He became a member of the Brawley School Board in 1955, a member of the Imperial Valley College Board in 1960 and a member of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Advisory Commission in 1959.

In 1963 Veysey was elected to the California State Assembly. In 1970 he was elected to congress and reelected in 1972. He was a delegate to the 1972 Republican National Convention. In the Watergate year of 1974, he was narrowly defeated by Democratic

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