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Virginia Shaffer


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1970 Republican AD-24 42917 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: April 4, 1922, Chicago, Illinois
Married: Harold Shaffer
Died: May 6, 1998 in Santa Rosa, CA

1962-1971: Member, San Jose City Council
1968: Primary Candidate for SD-13 (Lost)
1974: Primary Candidate for CD-13 (Lost) 
19??: Member, California Planning Advisory Committee

  • Note: First woman to serve on the San Jose City Council

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