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Glenn M. Anderson


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CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1942 Democratic AD-46 21167 Win
11-07-1944 Democratic AD-46 49581 Win
11-05-1946 Democratic AD-46 37832 Win
11-02-1948 Democratic AD-46 71474 Win
11-04-1958 Democratic Lieutenant Governor 2626626 Win
11-06-1962 Democratic Lieutenant Governor 2957640 Win
11-08-1966 Democratic Lieutenant Governor 2578887 Loss
11-05-1968 Democratic CD-17 77250 Win
11-03-1970 Democratic CD-17 83739 Win
11-07-1972 Democratic CD-35 105667 Win
11-05-1974 Democratic CD-32 84428 Win
11-02-1976 Democratic CD-32 92034 Win
11-07-1978 Democratic CD-32 74004 Win
11-04-1980 Democratic CD-32 84057 Win
11-02-1982 Democratic CD-32 84663 Win
11-06-1984 Democratic CD-32 102961 Win
11-04-1986 Democratic CD-32 90739 Win
11-08-1988 Democratic CD-32 114666 Win
11-06-1990 Democratic CD-32 68268 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: February 21, 1913 in Hawthorne, CA
Married: Lee Dutton Anderson
Children: Three
Military Service: ARMY (WWII)
Died: December 13, 1994 in Los Angeles, CA

1940-1942: Mayor, City of Hawthorne
1950: Chair, California Democratic Party
1959-1967: Chairman and Member, State Lands Commission
1961-1967: Member, Board of Trustees of California State Colleges

  • In WWII, Anderson "waived legislative deferment in 1943 to join Army as a private, discharged as Infantry sergeant." 
  • PLACENAME: Route 105 from Route 1 to Route 605 was officially named the "Glenn Anderson" Freeway in 1987.
  • PLACENAME: The Glenn M. Anderson Federal Building is located in Long Beach.

Source: California Blue Book (1946), (1963)
Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []