Robert C. KirkwoodRepublican
Robert Carter Kirkwood
Born: August 30, 1909 in Mountain View, CA.
Married: Jean Hazard Gerlinder (in 1933)
Children: Anne, Robert Jr., Jean, John
Died: May 5, 1964 in San Francisco, CA.
Previous: Member, Saratoga Elementary School District Board
Previous: Member, Santa Clara County Planning Commission
1952: Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention
1953: Resigned from the State Assembly on January 6.
1959-1964: Utilities General Manager, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission.
- PLACENAME: The Robert C. Kirkwood Powerhouse (a hydroelectric powerplant located along the Hetch Hetchy waterway in Alpine County) started commercial operation in 1967. It is not related to the community of Kirkwood, home of the Kirkwood Mountain Resort (which is about 90 miles away).
Source: California Blue Book (1950)