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Gordon W. Duffy


Picture of Gordon W. Duffy
Handford Chamber of Commerce
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1964 Republican AD-35 39843 Win
11-08-1966 Republican AD-21 47249 Win
11-05-1968 Republican AD-21 49925 Win
11-03-1970 Republican AD-21 41170 Win
11-07-1972 Republican AD-21 65423 Win
11-05-1974 Republican AD-32 32963 Win
11-02-1976 Republican AD-32 42516 Win
11-07-1978 Republican AD-32 46420 Win
11-04-1980 Republican AD-32 49952 Win
11-02-1982 Republican Secretary of State 2634541 Loss

Candidate Biography:

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).

Source: California Blue Book (1967), (1971)
Source: California Assembly Handbook (1981)