Herb J. Wesson, Jr.
Born: November 11, 1951 in Cleveland, Ohio
Married: Fabian Wesson*
Children: Douglas, P.J., Herb III, and Justin
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2002-2004: Speaker, California State Assembly
2005-Present: Member, Los Angeles City Council
2010: Early Primary Candidate for SBOE-04 (Withdrew)
2020: Candidate for Los Angeles County Supervisor (Lost; 39%)
- In 2003, Speaker Wesson used a legislative lockdown in the State Assembly for 29 hours and 26 minutes to force Republicans in the house to approve the state budget.
- Fabian Wesson was an early primary candidate for AD-47 in 2010 but withdrew.
Source: California Blue Book (2000)