Leland Milton Backstrand
Born: April 8, 1899 in Los Angeles, CA
Married: Dorothy Iversen (in 1923)
Child: Leland I.
Died: (in office) April 26, 1964 in Sacramento, CA
1964: Primary Candidate for SD-37 (Won)*
- Posthumous Victory: A month and a half after Backstrand died of a heart attack, he won the primary election for SD-37. He was later replaced on the ballot by Gordon Cologne.
Source: California Blue Book (1954)