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Vernon L. Sturgeon


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1960 Republican SD-29 17417 Win
11-03-1964 Republican SD-29 22914 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: October 1, 1915 in Chandler, Arizona
Married: Esther Sturgeon
Children: Elaine Healey, Carolyn Rexius, and Rick Sturgeon
Died: November 7, 2004

1952-1960: Member, Paso Robles City Council
1957-1960: Mayor & Police Commissioner, City of Paso Robles
1966: Legislative Advisor, Ronald Reagan for Governor campaign 
1967-1969: Legislative Secretary, Governor Ronald Reagan
1967-1969: Chief Deputy Director, California Department of Public Works
1969-1979: Member, California Public Utilities Commission
1979-1981: Member, California Public Utilities Commission

  • PLACENAME: SCR 72 (Maldonado, 2006) designated a segment of State Highway Route 101 in San Luis Obispo County, between Spring Street in Paso Robles and Santa Barbara Road in Atascadero, as the "Vernon L. Sturgeon Memorial Highway"

Source: California Blue Book (1961)

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