Born: March 21, 1940 in Sacramento, CA
Children: Jonathan, Pamela and Jennifer
1998-2002: Member, Lodi City Council
1998: Primary Candidate for AD-10 (Lost; 22.7%)
2001–2002: Mayor, City of Lodi
2009-2014: Economy Specialist, BOE Member Michelle Steel
2010: Primary Candidate for SBOE-02 (Lost; 29.2%)
2011-Present: Member, Lodi City Council
2016: Primary Candidate for SD-05 (Pending)
- Nakanishi and his family were sent to the Japanese internment camp at Tule Lake [California] from 1942 to 1945 during World War II.
- UNACKNOWLEDGED API: This elected official was excluded from the "History of Asian Americans in the California Legislature" by the California Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus (Source).
Source: California Legislature Handbook (2003-04)