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Malcolm M. Champlin


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1966 Republican CD-07 46763 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Malcolm McGregor Champlin
Born: April 13, 1911 in San Francisco, CA
Married: Betty Mee (m. 1943, div. 1953), Virginia Pearson (m. 1955)
Children: Sarah Jane, William Bradford and Mimi Lisette
Military Service: USN (WWII)
Died: January 3, 1998

1941: Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation
1954-1955: State Commander, American Legion, Department of California
1962: Proponent, Proposition 24 [Subversive Activities] (Failed; 40%)
1967-1980: Judge, Alameda County Municipal Court

  • Champlin graduated from United States Naval Academy, United States Naval War College, and the FBI Academy.
  • Mr. Champlin has World War II service ribbons for combat in the Philippines, Australia, the Aleutian Islands and in Pacific and Asiatic waters. (Source)
  • Received the Navy Cross, Silver Star, and Bronze Star.
  • During the Japanese attack on Bataan, Major General Jonathan M. Wainwright presented his M1 Garand to Champlin in thanks for saving his life in a strafing attack by a Japanese ‘Zero’ fighter on Bataan, March 10, 1942."


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