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Russell J. "Rusty" Hammer


Picture of Russell J. Hammer
Photo Credit:
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1978 Democratic AD-22 39045 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: May 12, 1953 in Orleans, France
Married: Pamela
Children: Gerald and Jennifer
Died: January 28, 2008 in San Jose, CA

1972-1980: Member, Campbell City Council
1975: Mayor, City of Campbell
1994-2001: CEO, Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
2001-2006: President and CEO, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

  • NOTE: "Hammer held the distinction of being the youngest elected official in US history, as well as the youngest Mayor of an incorporated city in US in 1975."

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