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Don H. Clausen


Picture of Don H. Clausen
CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1962 Republican CD-01 97949 Loss
01-22-1963 Republican CD-01 79292 Win
11-03-1964 Republican CD-01 141048 Win
11-08-1966 Republican CD-01 143755 Win
11-05-1968 Republican CD-01 133597 Win
11-03-1970 Republican CD-01 151070 Win
11-07-1972 Republican CD-01 141226 Win
11-05-1974 Republican CD-02 95929 Win
11-02-1976 Republican CD-02 121290 Win
11-07-1978 Republican CD-02 114451 Win
11-04-1980 Republican CD-02 141698 Win
11-02-1982 Republican CD-01 102043 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Donald Holst Clausen
Born: April 27, 1923 in Ferndale, CA
Married: Ollie
Children: Beverly and Dawn Marie
Military Service: USN (WWII)
Died: February 7, 2015, in Fortuna, CA

1955-1962: Member, Del Norte County Board of Supervisors
1963: Elected to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Congressman Clement W. Miller
1983-1990: Director, Special Programs, Federal Aviation Administration

  • PLACENAME: The Redwood National Park Bypass on Route 101 is officially designated the "Don Clausen Highway". Named in 1996. - Source:
  • PLACENAME: Bridge 20-235, an overcrossing of Route 101 in Rohnert Park in Sonoma county, is named the "Congressman Don Clausen Overpass". It was built in 1973, and was named in 1983. - Source:

Source: California Blue Book (1967)
Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []