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Helen Gahagan Douglas


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CA Blue Book (1950)
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1944 Democratic CD-14 65729 Win
11-05-1946 Democratic CD-14 53536 Win
11-02-1948 Democratic CD-14 89581 Win
11-07-1950 Democratic Senate3 1502507 Loss
11-04-1952 Write-in Senate1 11812 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: November 25, 1900 in Boonton, New Jersey
Married: Melvyn Douglas (in 1931)
Child: Illeana Douglas (actress) was her step-granddaughter
Died: June 28, 1980 in New York, New York

1940-1944: DNC Committeewoman [CA], Democratic National Committee
1942-1943: Member, California Housing and Planning Association Board of Governors
1964: Special Ambassador, US Delegation to Inauguration Ceremonies of President William V. S. Tubman of Liberia

  • Silver Screen: Douglas was an actress who appeared in 1 movie.
  • This individual has a Hollywood Star.

Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []