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Thomas M. Rees

Democratic

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CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1954 Democratic AD-59 22755 Win
11-06-1956 Democratic AD-59 31459 Win
11-04-1958 Democratic AD-59 23917 Loss
11-08-1960 Democratic AD-59 36498 Win
11-06-1962 Democratic SD-38 1167285 Win
12-15-1965 Democratic CD-26 40430 Win
11-08-1966 Democratic CD-26 103289 Win
11-05-1968 Democratic CD-26 134642 Win
11-03-1970 Democratic CD-26 130499 Win
11-07-1972 Democratic CD-26 164351 Win
11-05-1974 Democratic CD-23 122076 Win
Website: bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=R000134
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: March 26, 1925 in Los Angeles, CA
Military Service: ARMY (WWII)
Died: December 9, 2003 in Santa Cruz, CA

1956: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
1960: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
1964: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
1965: Elected to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Congressman James Roosevelt
1968: Delegate, Democratic National Convention

  • Rees was elected to the Assembly in 1954 at age 29.
  • 89th ID in WWII
  • Was given the nick-name "Baby Snooks" by Don A. Allen Sr.

Source: California Blue Book (1958)
Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) [http://bioguide.congress.gov/]

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