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Thomas E. Atkinson

Republican

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1904 Republican AD-39 1441 Win
 

Candidate Biography:

1895-1896: Engrossing Clerk, California State Assembly
1886: Minute Clerk, California State Assembly
1905: Speaker pro Tem, California State Assembly
1906: Acting Speaker, 1st Extraordinary Session (following the resignation of Frank C. Prescott)

NOTE: Atkinson was the only individual to serve as an ''Acting Speaker", filling the vacancy created by the resignation of Frank C. Prescott on January 1, 1906 . In all other cases, a new Speaker has been elected by the Assembly (for example; John Bigler was elected Speaker after the resignation of Thomas J. White in 1850 and Leo McCarthy was elected after the resignation of Bob Moretti in 1974.)

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