Philip L. SotoDemocratic
Born: March 3, 1926 in Los Angeles, CA
Married: Nell Garcia (in 1949)
Children: Philip, Robert, Michael, Patrick, Anna, and Thomas*
Military Service: USAF
Died: November 4, 1997 in Pomona, CA
1956: Soto was involved in the incorporation of La Puente, CA
1958-1962: Member, La Puente City Council
1974: Primary Candidate for AD-56 (Lost)
- Tom Soto has served as a member of both the California Board of Corrections and the California Coastal Commission.
- Danielle L. Soto (granddaughter of Phil and Nell) was a Special Primary Election candidate for AD-52 in 2013 (Lost; 7.5%).
- Be Fruitful and Multiply: Soto had six children.
- Had a spouse who also served in the legislature (although not concurrently).
Source: California Blue Book (1961)