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Kent H. Redwine

Republican

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1932 Republican AD-57 15511 Win
11-06-1934 Republican AD-57 16721 Win
11-03-1936 Republican AD-57 30759 Win
11-08-1938 Republican AD-57 17814 Win
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: April 10, 1898 in Salmon City, Idaho
Married: Jean Easton
Child: Robin Turner
University: University of Southern California
Died: August 4, 1985 in Palm Springs, CA

1939-1984: Lobbyist, Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers
1940: Candidate for U.S. Presidential Elector (Lost)

  • Supreme Court Decision: In November 1941, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a law authored by William Moseley Jones and Kent H. Redwine, AB 950 (1937), was unconstitutional. The law, known variously as the "Jones-Redwine Bill" or "California's Anti-Okie Law" banned the bringing into the State any indigent person who is not a resident of the State, was found to violate the Fourteenth Amendment. (Edwards v. People of State of California)

Source: California Blue Book (1938)
Source: "LOBBYIST KENT REDWINE DIES" by the SacBee Capitol Bureau, SACRAMENTO BEE (8/7/1985)

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