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Gene McAteer


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-1958 Democratic SD-14 192880 Win
11-06-1962 Democratic SD-14 188608 Win
11-08-1966 Democratic SD-09 176686 Win

Candidate Biography:

J. Eugene McAteer
Born: February 28, 1916 in San Francisco, CA
Married: Frances
Children: Thomas K., Timothy K., and Terence K.
Military Service: USN (WWII)
Died (in office): May 26, 1967

1948-1952: Member, California Veterans Board
1953-1958: Member, San Francisco County Board of Supervisors

  • LEGISLATION: Senate Co-Author of AB 7 (1959) which ended the California prohibition on interracial marriage (Edward E. Elliott was the Author). (Ch. 146, Statutes of 1959) 
  • LEGISLATION: The McAteer-Petris Act (1965) created the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission and regulates the filling of San Francisco Bay. 
  • PLACENAME: J. Eugene McAteer High School was located in San Francisco until 2002, when it was dissolved. It's physical location was home to the Academy of Arts & Sciences (2002-2010) and currently the Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts (2010-Present).  

Source: California Blue Book (1961)