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Raymond T. Coughlin

Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-1924 Independent AD-15 3367 Loss
Website: freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~npmelton/saccoug.htm
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: March 7, 1892 in Oakland, CA
Married: Eloise Daroux (in 1917)
Child: John R. Coughlin
Died: August 15, 1968 in Sacramento, CA

1930s-1960s: Justice, Sacramento County Superior Court

  • In May 1962, Coughlin was the judge who convicted Assemblyman Charles Edward Chapel of a misdemeanor charge of "falsely reporting a bomb on an airliner" after jokingly telling a stewardess that he had a revolver and nitroglycerine in his briefcase at Sacramento Municipal Airport.

Source: Social Security Death Index (website).
Source: "Ray T. Coughlin" biography in History of Sacramento County, California by Reed, G. Walter (1923) [transcribed by Jeanne Sturgis Taylor and available online at ancestry.com]

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