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William A. Munnell

Democratic

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CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1950 Democratic AD-51 22198 Win
11-04-1952 Democratic AD-51 56500 Win
11-02-1954 Democratic AD-51 47439 Win
11-06-1956 Democratic AD-51 61087 Win
11-04-1958 Democratic AD-51 73232 Win
11-08-1960 Democratic AD-51 77745 Win
 

Candidate Biography:

William Arthur Munnell
Born: October 9, 1920 in Marshalltown, Iowa
Married: Charlotte Hayduk (in 1940)
Children: William John, Mary Louise, Betty Jean, and David Brian
University: University of Southern California (JD; 1948)
Military Service: ARMY (WWII)
Died: March 1, 2013 in Reno, Nevada

1957-1958: Minority Leader, California State Assembly
1959-1961: Majority Leader, California State Assembly
1961: Resigned from the State Assembly on November 30.
1961-1981: Justice, Los Angeles Superior Court
1982-1985: Settlement Judge, Los Angeles Superior Court
1990s: Settlement Judge, Nevada Supreme Court

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