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S. L. Heisinger


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1920 Democratic AD-52 5667 Win
11-07-1922 Democratic AD-52 7106 Win
11-04-1924 Democratic AD-52 7679 Win
11-02-1926 Democratic AD-52 8225 Win
11-06-1928 Democratic AD-52 8480 Win
11-06-1934 Democratic AD-37 18960 Win
11-03-1936 Democratic AD-37 15986 Win
11-08-1938 Democratic AD-37 15379 Win
11-05-1940 Democratic AD-37 21760 Win
11-03-1942 Democratic AD-35 14344 Win
11-07-1944 Democratic AD-35 15102 Win
11-05-1946 Democratic AD-35 12310 Win
11-02-1948 Democratic AD-35 20880 Win

Candidate Biography:

Samuel Leonard Heisinger
Born: December 14, 1870 in Missouri
Married: Lena Florence Martin (in 1900)
Children: Samuel Lawrence, Lena*, Vernon, Wayne, Myrtle, and Vera
Died (in office): September 22, 1949 near Fresno, CA

1944: U.S. Presidential Elector

  • In 1939, Lena Heisinger was an Assistant Engrossing and Enrolling Clerks for the State Assembly.
  • Samuel Lawrence Heisinger was a Deputy District Attorney in Fresno County before he volunteered for service in the California National Guard in early 1941. He was captured by the Japanese in early 1942 and died in 1945 as a POW. His son Duane (grandson of S.L.) wrote a touching book about his search for more information about father and his military service. 
  • Heisinger died when his automobile was struck by a train 12 miles west of Kerman. 
  • Be Fruitful and Multiply: Heisinger had six children.

Source: California Blue Book (1928), (1946), (1950)
Source: Father Found by Duane Heisinger (Xulon Press; 2003)
Source: "Funeral Set for Lawmaker", Los Angeles Times, 9/23/1949 (p. 22)