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Walter Franklin Lineberger (July 20, 1883 - October 9, 1943) was a U.S. Representative from California.

Born near Whiteville, Tennessee, Lineberger attended the public schools, the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, and the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York. He engaged in mining and agriculture in Mexico. He moved to Long Beach, California, in 1911, where he worked as a farmer and then a banker. He served as president of the Guarantee Bond & Mortgage Co. (Inc.). He was also in the United States Army.

Lineberger was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative-elect Charles F. Van de Water. He was reelected to the Sixty-eighth and Sixty-ninth Congresses, serving from (April 11, 1921 - March 3, 1927). He did not seek renomination, but was an unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination as United States Senator in 1926. He died on October 9, 1943, in Santa Barbara, California. He was interred in Santa Barbara Cemetery, Santa Barbara, California.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Charles H. Randall
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 9th congressional district

Succeeded by
William E. Evans

PD-icon.svg This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.


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