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

John T. Knox

Democratic

Picture of John T. Knox
nossaman.com
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1960 Democratic AD-11 37146 Win
11-08-1960 Democratic AD-11 41226 Win
11-06-1962 Democratic AD-11 51215 Win
11-03-1964 Democratic AD-11 59341 Win
11-08-1966 Democratic AD-11 49680 Win
11-05-1968 Democratic AD-11 54089 Win
11-03-1970 Democratic AD-11 58444 Win
11-07-1972 Democratic AD-11 71702 Win
11-05-1974 Democratic AD-11 63942 Win
11-02-1976 Democratic AD-11 73942 Win
11-07-1978 Democratic AD-11 52821 Win
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: September 30, 1924 in Reno, Nevada
Married: Jean Henderson
Children: John, Charlotte Marie, and Mary Lucretia
Military Service: ARMY (WWII)

197?-Present: Trustees Emeriti, Occidental College Board of Trustees
1976-1980: Speaker pro Tem, California State Assembly

  • It is uncertain if Knox is related to the John T. Knox who served as Sergeant-at-Arms of the California State Senate in 1855.
  • FATHER OF THE CODE: Knox authored AB 1424 (1969), which established the California Financial Code.
  • LEGISLATION: Author, The Moscone-Knox Professional Corporation Act (1968). This law permits certain licensed, professional activities to be conducted in the corporate form that at one time were not so permitted--including the practice of dentistry, law, medicine, and accountancy.
  • LEGISLATION: Author, Knox-Keene Health Care Service Plan Act (1975), which provides for the licensure and regulation of health care service plans by the Department of Managed Health Care.
  • LEGISLATION: Author, Knox-Nisbet Act (1963), which first established local agency formation commissions (LAFCOs) in California. 
  • PLACENAME: Interstate 580 from Interstate 80 to the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge through Richmond is named the "John T. Knox Freeway". Named in 1980. - Source: cahighways.org

Source: California Blue Book (1961), (1963), (1971)

[Update candidate information]