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T. R. Finley


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1916 Democratic AD-59 4851 Win
11-02-1926 Democratic AD-59 6922 Win

Candidate Biography:

Theodore Randolph Finley, Sr.
Born: July 3, 1854 in Santa Rosa, CA
Married: Margaret A. Mearns
Children: George M., Theodore R. Jr., and William H.
Died: January 26, 1933 in Santa Barbara, CA

Previous: District Attorney, Santa Barbara County
1927: Resigned from the State Assembly on June 1.
1927-19??: Mayor, City of Santa Barbara

Source: California Blue Book (1928)