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Vincent Thomas


Picture of Vincent Thomas
CA Blue Book (19??)
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-1940 Democratic AD-68 20660 Win
11-03-1942 Democratic AD-68 16023 Win
11-07-1944 Democratic AD-68 26552 Win
11-05-1946 Democratic AD-68 21014 Win
11-02-1948 Democratic AD-68 38396 Win
11-07-1950 Democratic AD-68 30572 Win
11-04-1952 Democratic AD-68 47402 Win
11-02-1954 Democratic AD-68 32964 Win
11-06-1956 Democratic AD-68 53957 Win
11-04-1958 Democratic AD-68 66478 Win
11-08-1960 Democratic AD-68 69887 Win
11-06-1962 Democratic AD-68 38555 Win
11-03-1964 Democratic AD-68 49168 Win
11-08-1966 Democratic AD-68 35603 Win
11-05-1968 Democratic AD-68 40987 Win
11-03-1970 Democratic AD-68 40068 Win
11-07-1972 Democratic AD-68 51301 Win
11-05-1974 Democratic AD-52 36609 Win
11-02-1976 Democratic AD-52 46081 Win
11-07-1978 Democratic AD-52 27462 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Vincent Tomasevich-Thomas
Born: April 16, 1907 in Biloxi, Mississippi
Married: Mary Di Carlo (in 1947)
Children: Mary Virginia and Vincent Jr.
Died: January 31, 1980 in San Pedro, CA

1940: U.S. Presidential Elector
1944: U.S. Presidential Elector
1948: Delegate, Democratic National Convention from California
1952: Candidate for Presidential Elector for California
1955: Minority Leader, California State Assembly
1960: Delegate, Democratic National Convention from California

  • TENURE: Thomas tied with Milton Marks as the third longest serving member of the California Legislature (38 years total).
  • PLACENAME: Since 1963, the bridge along Route 47 that crosses the Los Angeles Harbor Main Channel has been named the "Vincent Thomas Memorial Bridge"

Source: California Blue Book (1946), (1961), (1971)