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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: Co-Author (with Senators Short and Petris) of  the Lanterman-Petris-Short Act (SB 677 of 1967) 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.
  • 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)