Alister Davidson McAlister
Born: November 10, 1929 in Highland, Illinois
Married: Evelyn Young (in 1952)
Children: Diane, Alister II, Gwenevere, Malcom, and Courtney
Military Service: ARMY
Died: November 8, 2010 in Wilton, CA
Previous: Law Professor
1986: Primary Candidate for Controller (Lost; 12.2%)
- LEGISLATION: Author of more than 400 laws during his 16 years in the Assembly.
- LEGISLATION: Author, AB 200 (1985), which provided that a property owner would not be held liable to criminals for any injury sustained in connection with specified felonies (most notably burglaries).
- In his 1986 campaign for Controller, several of his campaign ads referred to himself as "Honest McHonest".
Source: California Blue Book (1971), (1975)
Source: California Assembly Handbook (1979)