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Lester A. McMillan


Picture of Lester A. McMillan
CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1942 Democratic AD-61 22531 Win
11-07-1944 Democratic AD-61 42950 Win
11-05-1946 Democratic AD-61 39925 Win
11-02-1948 Democratic AD-61 58809 Win
11-07-1950 Democratic AD-61 54963 Win
11-04-1952 Democratic AD-61 52977 Win
11-02-1954 Democratic AD-61 51751 Win
11-06-1956 Democratic AD-61 71387 Win
11-04-1958 Democratic AD-61 72011 Win
11-08-1960 Democratic AD-61 76664 Win
11-06-1962 Democratic AD-61 54364 Win
11-03-1964 Democratic AD-61 64460 Win
11-08-1966 Democratic AD-61 50779 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: September 19, 1899 in Wisconsin
Married: Alta King (in 1926)
Child: Byron
Military Service: ARMY (WWI)
Died: January 19, 1993 in Santa Ana, CA

1939-1940: Executive Officer, California Fish and Game Commission

  • An incumbent who lost to a member of their own party (in 1968).
  • LEGAL TROUBLES: On April 14, 1965, McMillan was indicted by a Los Angeles County Grand Jury for allegedly soliciting a $10,000 bribe in exchange for helping to block the Marina Freeway in Culver City. The trial (which took place in July 1965) was heard by Judge Joseph A. Wapner.

Source: California Blue Book (1946), (1950), (1961)