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Bert A. Betts


Picture of Bert A. Betts
CA Blue Book (2000)
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-1958 Democratic Treasurer 2589965 Win
11-06-1962 Democratic Treasurer 3059270 Win
11-08-1966 Democratic Treasurer 3069660 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Bert Alan Betts
Born: August 16, 1923 in San Diego, CA
Married: Barbara Lang Betts
Children: Terry Lou, Linda Sue, Sally, Bert Alan, Randy, and Le Ann
Military Service: ARMY (WWII)
Died: May 28, 2014 in Sacramento, CA

1960: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
1964: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
1974: Primary Candidate for Controller (Lost)

  • Be Fruitful and Multiply: Betts had ten children.
  • Betts was a B-24 pilot in WWII; flying "30 consecutive missions over Germany and enemy occupied territory without once failing to complete a mission."

Source: California Blue Book (1961), (1963)
Source: The Distinguished Flying Cross Society, 2nd Edition, edited by Randy W. Baumgardner of the The Distinguished Flying Cross Society

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