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Robert H. Finch


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CA Blue Book (2000)
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-1952 Republican CD-17 92587 Loss
11-02-1954 Republican CD-17 64967 Loss
11-08-1966 Republican Lieutenant Governor 3834978 Win

Candidate Biography:

Robert Hutchinson Finch
Born: October 9, 1925 in Tempe, Arizona
Married: Carol Crothers (in 1946)
Children: Maureen, Kevin, Priscilla, and Cathleen
Military Service: USMC (WWII, Korea)
Died: October 10, 1995

Previous: Administrative Aide, Congressman Norris Poulson
1948: Delegate, Republican National Convention
1956: Delegate, Republican National Convention
1958-1960: Administrative Assistant, Vice-President Richard Nixon
1960: Campaign Manager Nixon for President
1960: Delegate, Republican National Convention
1964: Campaign Chairman, U.S. Senator George Murphy
1969: Resigned as Lieutenant Governor on January 20.
1969-1970: U.S. Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare
1976: Primary Candidate for US Senate (Lost; 26.5%)

Source: California Blue Book (1967)