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James Fredrick Lloyd (September 27, 1922 – February 2, 2012) was a California Democratic politician and United States Representative.

Jim Lloyd
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 35th district
In office
January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1981
Preceded byGlenn M. Anderson
Succeeded byDavid Dreier
Personal details
James Frederick Lloyd

(1922-09-27)September 27, 1922
Helena, Montana
DiedFebruary 2, 2012(2012-02-02) (aged 89)
Pensacola, Florida
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materStanford University


Born in Helena, Montana, Lloyd attended public schools in Washington, California, and Oregon. He attended the University of Oregon, 1940-1942 but did not graduate. He served in the United States Navy as a naval aviator, 1942-1963 (retired). He attained his B.A. at Stanford University in 1958, and his M.A. at University of Southern California in 1966. He pursued a public relations and advertising career, then later became a teacher and instructor of political science at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, California, 1970-1973.

Lloyd was a member of the California Democratic State Central Committee from 1968 until 1972. He served as City Councilman of West Covina, California 1968–1975, including a term as Mayor of West Covina from 1973 to 1974. In 1974, he was narrowly elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth Congress, representing a Republican-leaning district. He was reelected to the Ninety-fifth and Ninety-sixth Congresses, serving January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1981. He ran unsuccessfully for reelection in 1980, being unseated in the process by David Dreier. Lloyd was a resident of West Covina, California.


Lloyd died in an auto accident after suffering a stroke while driving in Pensacola, Florida. He was 89.[1][2]



  • United States Congress. "James F. Lloyd (id: L000379)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Glenn M. Anderson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 35th congressional district

January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1985
Succeeded by
David Dreier