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L. R. Works

Republican

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courtinfo.ca.gov
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1898 Republican AD-79 2026 Win
Website: www.courts.ca.gov/documents/WorksL.pdf
 

Candidate Biography:

Lewis R. Works
Born: December 28, 1869 in Vevay, Indiana
Died: October 12, 1933

1907-1909: First Assistant City Attorney, City of Los Angeles
1910-1911: Member, Committee to Revise Los Angeles City Charter
1912: Chairman, Board of Freeholders to frame charter for Los Angeles County
1913-1920: Justice, Los Angeles Superior Court
1921-1926: Associate Justice, California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Division 2
1926-1933: Presiding Justice, California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Division 2

  • His biography on courtinfo.ca.gov says that he was the "son of U.S. Senator John Downey". They most likely meant John G. Downey, who served as Governor (but never a US Senator) rather than Sheridan Downey who was a US Senator (but wasn't born until 15 years after Works).

Source: California Blue Book (1924)

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