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Gordon H. Winton Jr.

Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1956 Democratic AD-31 25739 Win
11-04-1958 Democratic AD-31 27889 Win
11-08-1960 Democratic AD-31 25163 Win
11-06-1962 Democratic AD-31 32950 Win
11-03-1964 Democratic AD-31 39937 Win
11-08-1966 Democratic AD-31 33461 Loss
Website: archives.cdn.sos.ca.gov/oral-history/pdf/winton.pdf
 

Candidate Biography:

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 MarksJack BeaverNicholas 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.