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Luther H. Lincoln


Picture of Luther H. Lincoln
CA Blue Book (2000)
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1948 Republican AD-15 26977 Win
11-07-1950 Republican AD-15 38750 Win
11-04-1952 Republican AD-15 45069 Win
11-02-1954 Republican AD-15 24540 Win
11-06-1956 Republican AD-15 31174 Win

Candidate Biography:

Luther Hansen "Abe" Lincoln
Born: November 20, 1914 in McCabe, Montana
Married: Helen Margaret Pedersen (in 1935)
Children: Jerry, Michael, Gregory, and Susan
Died: June 27, 1980 in Walnut Creek, CA

1952: Delegate, Republican National Convention
1955-1958: Speaker, California State Assembly
1956: Presidential Elector for California
1958: Early Candidate for Controller (Withdrew)
1958-1961: Member, California Compensation Insurance Fund Board
1960: Delegate, Republican National Convention
1972: Primary Candidate for Assembly (Lost)

  • Lincoln's address while serving in the Assembly was 4000 Redwood Road in Oakland. That location is now the Lincon Square Shopping Center.

Source: California Blue Book (1950)