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James Q. Wedworth


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1966 Democratic SD-31 89920 Win
11-05-1968 Democratic SD-31 114530 Win
11-07-1972 Democratic SD-31 118302 Win
11-02-1976 Democratic SD-27 70457 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: April 14, 1919 in Illinois
Married: Muriel Berube
Children: Ronald, Susan, Diane, and Albert
Military Service: USN (WWII)
Died: December 22, 1998 in Newcastle, CA

1953-1966: Member, Hawthorne City Council
1958-1966: Mayor, City of Hawthorne
1974: Primary Candidate for Governor (Lost)

  • LEGISLATION: 1970: Co-Author, The Wedworth-Townsend Act (Enabled firefighters to receive paramedic training)

Source: California Blue Book (1967), (1971)