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Carlton W. Greene


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1916 Republican AD-53 3641 Win
11-05-1918 Republican AD-53 2696 Win
11-02-1920 Republican AD-53 4426 Win
11-07-1922 Republican AD-53 2981 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Carlton Webster Greene
Born: August 4, 1870 in Stockton, CA
Family: Son of William E. Greene, Brother-in-law of J. B. R. Cooper
Died: May 8, 1926 in San Luis Obispo, CA

  • LEGISLATION: Author of AB 1261 (1919) which would have abolished California's Farm for Women. The Farm was created to "provide custody, care, protection, industrial and other training, and reformatory help for delinquent women," in particular "any woman eighteen years of age or over who may be convicted of prostitution, soliciting, keeping or residing in a house of ill fame, frequenting public places for the purpose of prostitution, or vagrancy because of being a common prostitute."" sentence to was for women 
  • NOTABLE NO VOTE (Federal Suffrage): Greene was one of two Legislators (both Assemblymembers) who voted against SJR 1x3 (1919), adopting the Ninteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave women the right to vote.