Lewis Dan BohnettRepublican
|11-03-1914||Progressive (Bull Moose)||CD-08||33706||Loss|
Lewis Dan Bohnett
Born: March 1, 1880 in Campbell, CA
Married: Ivadelle Bevens (m. 1910)
Children: John B. and Lewis D.
Family: Bohnett's son John B. married Ruth Evans (granddaughter of George S. Evans)
Died: December 12, 1970 in San Jose, CA
1907-1908: Deputy County Clerk, Santa Clara County
1911: Proponent, Proposition 18 ("Giving the legislature the power to establish inferior courts")
1913: Led the incorporation of the city of Willow Glen (now a neighborhood in San Jose)
- "Founder's Day", celebrated annually in the San Jose neighborhood of Willow Glen, celebrates the contributions of Bohnett and Charles Allen.
- LEGISLATION: Author of ACA 92 (1913) which authorized the election of U.S. Senators by a popular popular vote (rather than by the vote of the legislature. Became Proposition 32 in an
Source: California Blue Book (1909), (1911)