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Howard K. Cramer


Picture of Howard K. Cramer
CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-1946 Republican AD-80 33798 Win
11-02-1948 Republican AD-80 34858 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: April 9, 1903 in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania
Married: Elva I. DeGraw (in 1936)
Military Service: USMC, USN (WWII), ARMY
Died: March 1, 1986 in Pima, Arizona

1949: Resigned from the State Assembly on May 28.

  • INTEGRITY: Cramer resigned from the Assembly "to avoid going bankrupt 'or selling my integrity". From his resignation; "I regret that circumstances make it impossible for me to continue to serve the people of my district and State in the Legislature, but the salary which I receive as a legislator is insufficient to warrant my maintaining a home in Sacramento..."

Source: California Blue Book (1950)
Source: "Assemblyman Resigns, Due to Pay Scale" Los Angeles Times, 5/29/1949 (p. A6)
Source: Social Security Death Index (website).