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Joseph M. Kennick


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-1952 Democratic CD-18 72457 Loss
11-02-1954 Democratic CD-18 58647 Loss
11-04-1958 Democratic AD-44 31392 Win
11-08-1960 Democratic AD-44 36577 Win
11-06-1962 Democratic AD-44 54416 Win
11-03-1964 Democratic AD-44 54690 Win
11-08-1966 Democratic SD-33 90063 Win
11-05-1968 Democratic SD-33 110949 Win
11-07-1972 Democratic SD-33 124615 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: September 25, 1905 in Saginaw, Michigan
Married: Ruth Wood (in 1927)
Children: Joan Ruth and David Michael
Died: October 1980 in Seal Beach, CA

  • In 1967, Kennick the target of an attempted recall led by Charles D. Linza. The recall failed to qualify for the ballot.

Source: California Blue Book (1961), (1967)
Source: Social Security Death Index (website).