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Evelle J. Younger


Picture of Evelle J. Younger
CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1970 Republican Attorney General 3140087 Win
11-05-1974 Republican Attorney General 3312125 Win
11-07-1978 Republican Governor 2526534 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: June 19, 1918 in Nebraska
Married: Mildred Eberhard (in 1942)
Son: Eric E. Younger (Los Angeles County Superior Court judge)
Died: May 4, 1989

1953-1958: Justice, Los Angeles County Municipal Court
1958-1963: Justice, Los Angeles County Superior Court
1964-1970: District Attorney, Los Angeles County

  • "Entered Armed Forces as a private, now holds rank of Major General in USAF Reserve" - Source: California Blue Book 1975