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John C. Begovich

Democratic

Picture of John C. Begovich
CA Blue Book (1963)
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1960 Democratic SD-09 9364 Win
11-03-1964 Democratic SD-09 15489 Win
 

Candidate Biography:

John Chris Begovich
Born: January 17, 1916 in Jackson Gate, CA
Married: Lorraine Love
Child: John C. Begovich Jr.
Military Service: ARMY (WWII)
Died: September 12, 2000 in Amador, CA

1967-1970: U.S. Marshal for California's eastern judicial district 
1977-1996: Member, Amador County Board of Supervisors

  • World War II: "Fought in North Africa, Sicily, Italy and France (3rd ID) and was awarded a Silver Star, a Bronze Star and the French Croix de Guerre for bravery under fire. He won a battlefield commission and received three Purple Hearts for combat wounds." [Source: The Sacramento Bee]  
  • PLACENAME: State Route 49 from the southern city limit of the City of Jackson to the intersection of Route 88 is officially named the "John C. Begovich Memorial Highway". - Source: cahighways.org
  • Begovich was appointed U.S. Marshall on July 5, 1967, not in 1966 (as many sources claim).

Source: California Blue Book (1961)