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Ted Latvala

Independent Progressive

Picture of Ted Latvala
Credit: Betty Chrisman
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1948 Independent Progressive AD-18 10803 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: July 8, 1914 in Rocklin, CA
Married: Silvia Jokinen (m. 1937)
Children: Richard "Dick", Patricia "Pat", and Cathy Arlene.
Died: October 17, 1997 in Rohnert Park, CA

  • MUSIC HISTORY: "Ted's son Dick was the tape archivist for the Grateful Dead, and the 36 issues of "Dick's Picks" were started by him (and he oversaw about the first dozen or so before he died in 1999)." [Betty Latvala Chrisman]

Source: Email from Betty Latvala Chrisman (Niece of Ted Latvala) (5/12/2012)