Earl D. DesmondDemocratic
Earl Daniel Desmond
Born: August 26, 1895 in Sacramento, CA
Married: Edna Nicolaus
Children: Richard F., Louis N., Michael J., Mary Sweigert Mastalski, Denise Franzoia and Clare Lagomarsino
Military Service: ARMY (WWI)
Died (in office): May 28, 1958 in Sacramento, CA
Previous: Secretary, Sacramento County Board of Supervisors
1941: Speaker pro Tem, California State Assembly
- LEGISLATION: Desmond authored the bill which created Sacramento State College as part of the CSU system.
- PLACENAME: Desmond Hall at Sacramento State is named for Senator Desmond.
- Be Fruitful and Multiply: Desmond had six children.
- Family: Desmond's grandson Richard F. Desmond Jr. served as Assembly Chief Sergeant-at-Arms in 2018-2019 and is a 2020 candidate for Sacramento County Supervisor.
Source: California Blue Book (1938), (1946), (1958)