Frank M. JordanRepublican
|11-03-1942||Republican||Secretary of State||1018732||Win|
|11-05-1946||Republican||Secretary of State||2166594||Win|
|11-07-1950||Republican||Secretary of State||3041791||Win|
|11-02-1954||Republican||Secretary of State||2169494||Win|
|11-04-1958||Republican||Secretary of State||2517595||Win|
|11-06-1962||Republican||Secretary of State||3210438||Win|
|11-08-1966||Republican||Secretary of State||3481016||Win|
Born: August 6, 1888 in Alameda, CA
Married: Alice Crossan (m. 194?, d. 19??) , Alberta Sturzman (in 1955)
Children: Mary Jane Law
Family: Son of Frank C. Jordan, Nephew of William H. Jordan and Henry Vrooman
Military Service: ARMY (WWI)
Died (in office): March 29, 1970 in Sacramento, CA
1911-1917: Staff, Automobile Club of Southern California
1948-1949: President, National Association of Secretaries of State
1964: Delegate, Republican National Convention
- NOTABLE: It was Frank M. Jordan who suggested that blue and gold be made the official colors of the State of California.
- TENURE: Fourth longest service in a single office (27 years). His father, Frank C. Jordan, served for 30 years.
- "First man in the history of California to be elected to succeed his father in a constitutional State office" - Source: California Blue Book (1946)
- Alberta Jordan (wife of Frank M.) filed papers to run for Secretary of State in 1970.
Source: California Blue Book (1946), (1963), (1967)
Source: "Pillars of Public Service" by the NASS (accessed 8/26/2012)