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Norman S. Waters


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1976 Democratic AD-07 61989 Win
11-07-1978 Democratic AD-07 76220 Win
11-04-1980 Democratic AD-07 84462 Win
11-02-1982 Democratic AD-07 85225 Win
11-06-1984 Democratic AD-07 98043 Win
11-04-1986 Democratic AD-07 82759 Win
11-08-1988 Democratic AD-07 86632 Win
11-06-1990 Democratic AD-07 78490 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: July 1, 1925 in Plymouth, CA
Married: Dona Louis Geis
Children: Fredric, William, Johnathan and Timothy
Military Service: ARMY (WWII)
Died: February 26, 2012 in Plymouth, CA

Previous: Member, Amador County Board of Supervisors
1992: Member, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Governing Board

  • PLACENAME: Norman S. Waters Park is located in south Sacramento.
  • Nickname: "Last Rancher" - Source: Capitol Weekly
  • Waters was a Flight Engineer on a B-17 bomber with the USAAF during WWII. 
  • QUOTABLE: After announcing the passing of Waters, Assemblyman Jim Nielsen noted "Were there to be the 'Best of the Assembly list' established, Norm Waters, surely, would be on that list... of the 3,300 people who have ever served in this honorable body, Norm would be towards the top of that list." (3/1/2012)

Source: California Legislature Handbook (1989)

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