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Donald D. Doyle


Picture of Donald D. Doyle
Contra Costa Times
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-1952 Republican AD-10 40618 Win
11-02-1954 Republican AD-10 39486 Win
11-06-1956 Republican AD-10 55180 Win

Candidate Biography:

Donald Delano Doyle
Born: February 6, 1915 in Dinuba, CA
Married: Thelma Forsmann (m. 1941, died 2000), Helen Humble
Children: Donald D. and David D.
Military Service: USMC (WWII)
Died: January 31, 2011 in Contra Costa Co., CA

  • PLACENAME: "The portion of 680 from about the Livorna Road interchange in Walnut Creek/Alamo to the Alcosta Blvd. interchange in San Ramon is named the "Donald D. Doyle Highway". The signs indicating this were erected in 1998." - Source:
  • LEGISLATION: Author, the Short-Doyle Act (of 1957) which established the California Department of Mental Health Services.

Source: California Blue Book (1954)
Source: Obituary published in the Contra Costa Times (2/3/2011)
Source: "Donald Doyle - success as businessman, legislator" by John Wildermuth, San Francisco Chronicle (2/12/2011)