J. Eugene McAteer
Born: February 28, 1916 in San Francisco, CA
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)