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Kenneth Warren Dyal (July 9, 1910 – May 12, 1978) was a U.S. Representative from California.

Kenneth W. Dyal
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 33rd district
In office
January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1967
Preceded byHarry R. Sheppard
Succeeded byJerry Pettis
Personal details
Born(1910-07-09)July 9, 1910
Bisbee, Arizona
DiedMay 12, 1978(1978-05-12) (aged 67)
Oakland, California
Political partyDemocratic Party

Born in Bisbee, Arizona, Dyal attended the public schools of San Bernardino and Colton, California. He moved to San Bernardino, California, in 1917. Secretary to San Bernardino, County Board of Supervisors from 1941 to 1943. He served as a lieutenant commander in the United States Naval Reserve from 1943 to 1946. Postmaster of San Bernardino from 1947 to 1954. Insurance company executive from 1954 to 1961. He served as member of board of directors of Los Angeles Airways, Inc. from 1956 to 1964.

Dyal was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-ninth Congress (January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1967). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1966 to the Ninetieth Congress. Regional director, San Francisco, California, Post Office Department from 1966 to 1969. Regional Programs Coordinator, United States Post Office Department from 1969 to 1971. Resided in Oakland, California, until his death there May 12, 1978. He was interred in Montecito Cemetery, Colton, California.


  • United States Congress. "Kenneth W. Dyal (id: D000588)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Harry R. Sheppard
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 33rd congressional district

Succeeded by
Jerry Pettis