JoinCalifornia: Election History for the State of California

Information Home Advanced Search Elected Offices Redistricting Elections by Decade 2016 Election
Elected Officials Longest Service Shortest Service Recalls
Political Parties Democratic Republican Am. Independent Green Libertarian Peace & Freedom No Party Preference
Legislator Databases Women in CA Politics

[search tips] [advanced search]

Searching tips

  • Enter a candidate's name to find a candidate
  • Enter the name of a political party to find the party and all candidates
  • Enter a date to find an election
  • Enter a year to find all elections within that year

Gene McAteer

Democratic

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)

[Update candidate information]