Gordon W. DuffyRepublican
|11-02-1982||Republican||Secretary of State||2634541||Loss|
Born: April 24, 1924 in Hanford, CA
Married: JoAnn Hein (in 1958), Jean Moorhead Duffy (in 1985)
Children: Five (including Brian, Mark, Eric, and Sean)
Military Service: USN (WWII)
Died: February 10, 2021
1952-1955: Member, Hanford Planning Commission
1955-1961: Member, Hanford Elementary District Board of Trustees
1962-1965: Member, Hanford City Council
1964: Mayor, City of Hanford
1983-1985: Chair, California Air Resources Board
- Had a spouse who served in the same legislative house concurrently (although they married later).
- LEGISLATION: As a member of the Assembly Select Committee on Environmental Quality, Duffy was an author of AB 2045 (Chapt. 1433, Stats of 1970) which became the California Environmental Quality Act of 1970 (CEQA).
Source: California Blue Book (1967), (1971)
Source: California Assembly Handbook (1981)