George C. PardeeRepublican
Born: July 25, 1857 in San Francisco, CA
Children: Madeline, Helen, Carol, and Florence
Family: Son of Enoch H. Pardee
Died: September 1, 1941 in Oakland, CA
1889-1891: Member, Oakland Board of Health
1889-1903: Regent, University of California
1891-1893: Member, Oakland City Council
1893-1895: Mayor, City of Oakland
1907-1908: Member, National Conservation Commission
1911-191?: Member, California Conservation Commission
1912: Co-founder of the Progressive Party in California
1912: U.S. Presidential Elector
1924: U.S. Presidential Elector
1924-1941: President, East Bay Municipal Utility District
- Pardee was the first Governor of California to be born in California after it became a state. Romualdo Pacheco had been born in Santa Barbara in 1831, when it was still part of Mexico.
- Pardee was the first Governor to reside in the Governor's Mansion in Sacramento.
- PLACENAME: The Pardee Home Museum is located in Oakland. The home was built by Governor Pardee's father Enoch Pardee, who served as mayor of Oakland, state assemblyman, and state senator.
- PLACENAME: The East Bay Municipal Utility District named it's primary reservoir after Governor Pardee. The site is also home to the Pardee Reservior Recreation Area. Also known as Lake Pardee.
Source: California Blue Book (1903), (1911)