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Charles H. Deuel


Picture of Charles H. Deuel
CA Blue Book (1942)
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-1924 Democratic AD-07 4879 Win
11-02-1926 Democratic AD-07 7858 Win
11-06-1928 Democratic AD-07 6866 Win
11-04-1930 Democratic SD-06 7128 Win
11-06-1934 Democratic SD-06 13053 Win
11-08-1938 Democratic SD-06 10395 Win
11-03-1942 Democratic SD-06 9565 Win
11-05-1946 Democratic SD-06 10235 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: February 8, 1868 in Forbestown, CA
Married: Bertha Norman (in 1899)
Children: Two daughters and a son
Died (in office): July 22, 1947

1897-1947: Editor and Publisher, The Chico Record

  • In his book "The California Legislature", Secretary of the Senate Joseph Beek noted "To the individual who has inhabited the Senate Chamber of the State of California longer than any other citizen of the State, the passing of Senator Charles Deuel marked the departure from that beautiful old room of the most kindly and most sympathetic presence it has ever known." 
  • PLACENAME: The Deuel Vocational Institution (opened in 1953) is located in Tracy. "DVI was named for the late Senator Charles D. Deuel who sponsored legislation establishing the institution.  The facility opened in 1953 and was expanded in 1959, 1981 and 1993." [Source]
  • The "Mexican Mafia" prison gang was first started at the Deuel Vocational Institution around 1957.

Source: California Blue Book (1928), (1932), (1950)

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