George Milton BiggarRepublican
Born: January 16, 1880 in Albion, CA
Married: Luella Cary (m. 1910)
Died: May 22, 1961 in Mendocino, CA
1922: Primary Candidate for AD-?? (Lost)
- LEGISLATION: Author of legislation in 1943 to make the election of the legislature nonpartisan (as well as all statewide offices). The legislation passed the Assembly but died in the State Senate.
- LEGISLATION: Author of SB 132 (1941) which created the "Subversive Organization Registration Law" (SORL), which required the registration of subversive organizations which are conceived and exist for the purpose of undermining and eventually destroying the democratic form of government in this State and in the United States.” (Chapter 183, Stats. 1941) This law was repealed by AB 1405 (2013) by the Assembly Judiciary Committee.
- An incumbent who lost their party primary (in 1932).
- PLACENAME: Biggar Lane in Covelo appears to have been named after the State Senator who lived there.
Source: California Blue Book (1932), (1938)
Source: "Non-Partisan Legislature Bill Sent to State Senate" by the AP, San Pedro New Pilot. 26 March 1943.