Frederick Francis Houser (April 11, 1905 – December 25, 1989) served as the 34th Lieutenant Governor of California under governor Earl Warren between 1943 and 1947. He made several other attempts running for political offices including 1932 House of Representatives for the California 12th district running against John H. Hoeppel and losing 45.8% to 43.2%, as well as a 1944 Senate race versus incumbent Democrat Sheridan Downey losing 52% to 48%. Houser was also a Superior Court judge, and prior to this, he served in the California State Assembly from 1931–1933.
Houser graduated from UCLA, specializing in government and economics, in 1926 and won its Edward A. Dickson Alumnus of the Year Award in 1948. He served as president of the alumni association 1933–1935. In later years Houser was a Harvard University professor teaching government. He was a resident of Alhambra, California.
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