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Charlotta A. Bass

Independent Progressive

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1950 Independent Progressive CD-14 13364 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: February 14th, 1874 in Sumter, South Carolina
Married: Joseph Blackburn Bass
Died:  April 12, 1969 in Los Angeles, CA

1912-1951: Publisher, California Eagle
1940: Western Regional Director, Wendell Willkie for President campaign
1945: Candidate for Los Angeles City Council, District 7 (Lost)
1947: Helped found the Independent Progressive Party
1952: Candidate [Progressive Party] for Vice President of the United States (Lost)

  • Charlotta Bass was a 2014 Inductee to the California Hall of Fame.