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William B. Hornblower


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1920 Republican AD-25 5379 Win
11-07-1922 Republican AD-25 5367 Win
11-04-1924 Republican AD-25 6111 Win
11-02-1926 Republican AD-25 5299 Win
11-06-1928 Republican AD-25 5181 Win
11-04-1930 Republican AD-25 5546 Win
11-08-1932 Republican AD-23 12397 Win
06-27-1933 Repeal Delegate 1017988 Win
11-06-1934 Republican AD-23 15532 Win
11-03-1936 Republican AD-23 15147 Win
11-08-1938 Republican AD-23 9512 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: December 23, 1894 in San Francisco, CA
Family: Son of Judge F. A. Hornblower (City Attorney, District Attorney and Associate Justice of El Dorado county)
Died: August 7, 1957 in CA

1933: Delegate, California Convention for the Repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment

  • FATHER OF THE CODE: Hornblower authored AB 170 (1935), which established the California Vehicle Code.
  • LEGISLATION: Hornblower was the author of AJR 2 (1933) which provided California's ratification of the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution, repealing the prohibition of alcoholic beverages in the United States.

Source: California Blue Book (1928)