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Bob Mathias


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1966 Republican CD-18 96699 Win
11-05-1968 Republican CD-18 100115 Win
11-03-1970 Republican CD-18 86071 Win
11-07-1972 Republican CD-18 110153 Win
11-05-1974 Republican CD-17 61812 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Robert B. Mathias
Born November 17, 1930 in Tulare, CA.
Married: Melba (1952-1976) and Gwen (1977-2006)
Children: Romel, Megan, Marissa, Alyse and Reiner
Military Service: USMC
Died: September 2, 2006 in Fresno, CA.

1948: Gold Medal in the Decathlon during the London Olympics
1952: Gold Medal in the Decathlon during the Helsinki Olympics
1954-1956: Goodwill Ambassador, US State Department
1975: Deputy Director, Selective Service
1977-1983: Director, United States Olympic Training Center

  • Professional Sports: Gold Medal winner in the 1948 and 1952 Olympics.

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