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William F. Stanton


Picture of William F. Stanton
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1962 Democratic AD-25 30908 Win
11-03-1964 Democratic AD-25 48393 Win
11-08-1966 Democratic AD-25 38321 Loss

Candidate Biography:

William Fitzgerald Stanton, Jr.
Born: February 7, 1923 in Washington, DC
Married: Patricia White (m. 1954, div. 1972)
Children: Brenton
Military Service: ARMY (WWII)
[Still alive at age 99 in 2022]

1950s: Professor, UC Los Angeles
1960s: Professor, San Jose State University
1969: Professor, San Francisco State College

  • In 1965, Stanton was the target of two attempted recalls led by Jerome J. Ducote and Frederick S. Reinheimer. The recall failed to qualify for the ballot.
  • According to CalPERS Pension data, Stanton is still drawing a retirement as of 2022.
  • QUOTABLE: "If re-elected, I promise to continue to work for a more humane society, one in which our tremendous production potential is put to work for all our people. I am convinced that we possess enough material and human resources to provide both physical comfort and cultural enrichment for all Americans." (Los Gatos Times-Saratoga Observer)

Source: California Blue Book (1963)
Source: CalPERS Pension (2014-2022)
Source: State Bar of California - Attorney Profile for William F. Stanton Jr #26642 (accessed 11/4/2023)
Source: "Democrat Stanton" Los Gatos Times-Saratoga Observer (5/28/1964, p. 11)