Howard Arnold Jarvis
Born: September 22, 1903 in Mercur, Utah
Married: Estelle (died 2006)
Died: August 11, 1986 in Los Angeles, CA
1962: Primary Candidate for US Senator (Lost)
1978: Founded the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association
1978: Co-Author (with Paul Gann), Proposition 13 [People's Initiative to Limit Property Taxation] (Passed; 65%)
- When he died in 1986, then-Assemblyman Bill Leonard noted "He had an enormous influence. Jarvis' shadow will be over this (Capitol) building for a long time."