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Ronald Button


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CA Blue Book (2000)
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-01-1956 Republican Treasurer 0 Win
11-04-1958 Republican Treasurer 2404914 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Albert Ronald Button
Born: August 29, 1903 in Nebraska
Married: Gladys McConnell
Children: Richard Ronald, Albert Ronald II, and Barbara
Military Service: ARMY (WWII)
Died: January 31, 1987

1953: Chair, Republican State Central Committee
1953-1956: Member, Republican National Committee

  • After assuming the office of Treasurer in 1956, Button reportedly thought it was likely that the office would be abolished; "It is my considered opinion that the office of State Treasurer with its present duties and responsibilities does not justify independent constitutional status."

Source: California Blue Book (1958)
Source: "End of State Treasurer Office Seen by Button", Los Angeles Times (1/6/1957), p. 34

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