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Frank S. Petersen


Picture of Frank S. Petersen
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1962 Democratic SD-04 12236 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: June 20, 1922 in Elk, CA
Married: Marianne
Children: Gregory, Christine Petersen-Nave, Marcia Sanderson, Wanda Petersen-Alfven, Sandy Petersen-Miller, and Mary Petersen-Pool
Military Service: USN (WWII)
Died: May 23, 2011 in Fort Bragg, CA

1954-1960: Deputy District Attorney, Mendocino County
1960-1962: Deputy District Attorney, Mendocino County
1966-1988: Justice, Del Norte County Superior Court
1993-2009: Justice, California Assigned Judges Program

  • Be Fruitful and Multiply: Petersen had six children.

Source: California Blue Book (1963)
Source: "Obituaries: Frank S. Petersen", The Daily Tripicate [Crescent City] (5/26/2011)