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Alvin C. Weingand

Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
02-13-1962 Democratic SD-31 0 Win
11-03-1964 Democratic SD-31 46602 Win
11-08-1966 Democratic SD-24 62043 Loss
 

Candidate Biography:

Alvin Carl Weingand
Born: June 11, 1904 in North Platte, Nebraska
Married: Beverly Hollister, Louise "Lou" Ladsburgh, Elizabeth Weingand*
Children: Christopher and Richard Hyland (adopted)
Military Service: USN (WWII)
Died: January 11, 1995 in Santa Barbara, CA

1970s: Member, Santa Barbara County Tax Appeals Board
1970s: Santa Barbara County Planning Commission

  • The San Ysidro Ranch (a hotel Weingand owned from 1935 to the 1970s?) was where John and Jacqueline Kennedy honeymooned in 1953 and where Chris Pratt (a Star-Lord who trains Raptors) and Katherine Schwarzenegger were married in 2019.
  • Elizabeth Weingand was a primary candidate for SD-24 in 1974.
  • QUOTABLE: "Oh, I learned that there are sons-of-bitches in the legislature! As there are in any business! Actually I don't like to see the legislature discredited because I don't believe they deserve it. The majority of people serving up there are principled people. There's some bastards and sons-of-bitches, of course, but they are very much in the minority." (From his Oral Histories interview with Carlos Vasquez)
  • QUOTABLE: "Individuals don't change very much whether they are in or out [of office]. If they're ethical, they remain ethical. If they're not, it carries on into the legislature." (From his Oral Histories interview with Carlos Vasquez)

Source: California Blue Book (1963)