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Frank D. Lanterman


Picture of Frank D. Lanterman
CA Blue Book (1967)
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1950 Republican AD-48 26162 Win
11-04-1952 Republican AD-48 57001 Win
11-02-1954 Republican AD-48 39292 Win
11-06-1956 Republican AD-48 51831 Win
11-04-1958 Republican AD-48 45153 Win
11-08-1960 Republican AD-48 55172 Win
11-06-1962 Republican AD-47 64035 Win
11-03-1964 Republican AD-47 69819 Win
11-08-1966 Republican AD-47 64569 Win
11-05-1968 Republican AD-47 65343 Win
11-03-1970 Republican AD-47 55584 Win
11-07-1972 Republican AD-47 57448 Win
11-05-1974 Republican AD-42 50259 Win
11-02-1976 Republican AD-42 62145 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: November 4, 1901 in Los Angeles, CA
University: University of Southern California
Died: April, 1981 in La Canada Flintridge, CA

  • LEGISLATION: Author of the Lanterman-Petris-Short Act (1971) which, among other effects, ended the involuntary commitment of the mentally ill. 
  • LEGISLATION: Author of the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Act (AB 846 in 1977), which expanded the protections that developmentally disabled persons enjoy.
  • LEGISLATION: Co-Author (with Senators Short and Petris) of SB 677 (1967), which required the CA Department of Mental Health "to plan, conduct and cause to be conducted scientific research into... the causes and cures of homosexuality, and into methods of identifying potential sex offenders." 
  • PLACENAME: The segment between Route 134 and Route 210 is also named the "Frank D. Lanterman Freeway". The highway was named in 1978. - Source:
  • PLACENAME: The Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center (on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles) is a private, non-profit corporation that serves over 7,000 children and adults with developmental disabilities, who have or are at risk for a developmental delay or disability, and who are at high-risk of parenting an infant with a disability.
  • PLACENAME: The Lanterman Developmental Center (on West Pomona Blvd in Pomona) is one of five Developmental Centers operated by the California Department of Developmental Services.
  • PLACENAME: F. D. Lanterman High School is located in Los Angeles (2328 Saint James Place in Los Angeles). There was also a Frank Lanterman High School (at 820 Towne Ave) that is now the Ninth Street Elementary.

Source: California Blue Book (1954), (1958), (1961), (1967), (1971)

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