Gordon H. Winton Jr.Democratic
Gordon Harvey Winton, Jr.
Born: August 21, 1913 in Merced, CA
Married: Agnes Mattson (m. 1938)
Children: Douglas Kent and Salli
Military Service: USN (WWII)
Died: March 3, 1997 in Merced, CA
1951-1955: Member, Merced City Board of Education
1954: Primary Candidate for SD-24 (Lost)
1961: Candidate for Assembly Speaker (Lost; 13 to 57)
- LEGISLATION: Author of AB 1510 (Chapter 2038, Stats of 1961) which created the Commission on California State Government Organization and Economy with Assemblymen Milton Marks, Jack Beaver, Nicholas Petris, and Glenn E. Coolidge. The Commission is today known as the Milton Marks “Little Hoover” Commission.
Source: California Blue Book (1958), (1961)
Source: Gordon H. Winton, Jr., Oral History Interview, 1987, Conducted by Enid H. Douglass, Oral History Program, Claremont Graduate School, for the California State Archives State Government Oral History Program.