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David C. Pierson


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1970 Democratic AD-65 43582 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: February 6, 1935 in Beemer, Nebraska
Married: Lois Jean Tonjes, Pam (m. 1998)
Children: Melinda, Stacey and Patty
Died: November 8, 2011 in Creston, CA

1963-1970: Member, Inglewood City Council
1972: Primary Candidate for AD-65 (Lost)

  • An incumbent who lost their party primary (in 1972).
  • "Stricken with polio at 14, Dave spent six months and twelve days confined to an iron lung, resolving never to allow adversity to prevent him from accomplishing his goals." Source: Obituary

Source: California Blue Book (1971)