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Thomas M. Storke


Picture of Thomas M. Storke
Library of Congress
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-09-1938 Democratic Senate3 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Thomas More Storke
Born: November 23, 1876 in Santa Barbara, CA
Family: Son of Charles A. Storke
Died: October 12, 1971 in Santa Barbara, CA

1914-1921: Postmaster, City of Santa Barbara
1951-1952: Member, California Crime Commission
1955-1960: Member, Board of Regents of University of California

  • AWARD: Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Journalism, for Editorial Writing (1962).
  • PLACENAME: The Thomas More Storke Plaza is located at the UC Santa Barbara campus. Storke Tower, with its famous campanile, stands nearby. Also, Storke Road is a major road in Goleta.

Source: The Centennial of The University of California, 1868-1968
Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []