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Charles R. Imbrecht


Picture of Charles R. Imbrecht
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1976 Republican AD-36 50874 Win
11-07-1978 Republican AD-36 56654 Win
11-04-1980 Republican AD-36 76148 Win
11-02-1982 Republican SD-18 99540 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Charles Richard Imbrecht
Born: February 4, 1949 in Ventura, CA
Married: Alida Bergseid Imbrecht (m. 1980)
Children: Erica and Emily
Died: January 18, 2000 in Pasadena, CA

Previous: Staff, Congressman ???
Previous: Attorney Advisor, Interstate Commerce Commission
1983-1997: Chairman, California Energy Commission
1990: Co-chair, U.S. Alternative Fuels Council
1991: Member, National Advisory Council on the 1990 Federal Clean Air Act


  • PLACENAME: The Charles Imbrecht Hearing Room is located on the first floor of California Energy Commission headquarters in Sacramento.
  • IN HIS HONOR: The Charles Imbrecht Blue Sky Innovation Award is an award presented by CALSTART.
  • QUOTABLE: "We look at the realities of our world, compare them to our dreams and bring them both into perspective." [Imbrecht's high school valedictory speech at Ventura High]


Source: California Assembly Handbook (1979)
Source: "VENTURA COUNTY NEWS - Former Lawmaker Imbrecht Eulogized" by Catherine Blake, Los Angeles Times (1/23/2000)