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Edward J. Smith


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1922 Republican AD-36 11759 Win
11-04-1924 Republican AD-36 15957 Win
11-02-1926 Republican AD-36 20382 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: January 5, 1894 in San Francisco, CA
Children: Three

1953-1954: Member, California Judicial Council
1953-1954: Judge, Alameda County Municipal Court

  • Smith was the author of AB 440 (1925), relating to Chinese herbs which led to a bribery and corruption investigation of Smith, Senator Edgar S. "Tex" Hurley and former Assemblyman W. R. Brackett. The Assembly committee that conducted the investigation found that no crimes had been committed. the Alameda County District Attorney Earl Warren was the prosecutor.

Source: California Blue Book (1928)

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