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Edwin L. Z'berg


Picture of Edwin L. Z'berg
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1956 Democratic AD-09 32837 Loss
11-04-1958 Democratic AD-09 46627 Win
11-08-1960 Democratic AD-09 55078 Win
11-06-1962 Democratic AD-09 54075 Win
11-03-1964 Democratic AD-09 55977 Win
11-08-1966 Democratic AD-09 36786 Win
11-05-1968 Democratic AD-09 38900 Win
11-03-1970 Democratic AD-09 49113 Win
11-07-1972 Democratic AD-09 58064 Win
11-05-1974 Democratic AD-04 41064 Win

Candidate Biography:

Edwin Lewis Z'berg
Born: March 20, 1926 in Sacramento, CA
Married: Edna Marie
Children: Vicki, John Edward, Cindy and Susan
Military Service: USN (WWII)
Died (in office): August 26, 1975 in Sacramento, CA

Previous: Deputy Attorney General, State of California

  • LEGISLATION: Author of the Nejedly-Z'berg-Dills Solid Waste Management and Resource Recovery Act of 1972 (created the State Solid Waste Management Board)
  • Z'berg's son John was a 2016 Primary candidate for AD-06. He lost, coming in third (12.7%) 
  • The Edwin L. Z'berg Internship in California Environmental Policy is a program run by the Haas Center for Public Service as Stanford University.
  • PLACENAME: The "Ed Z'berg - Sugar Pine Point State Park" is located near South Lake Tahoe.
    * A good article about the debate over the renaming of park can be found here.

Source: California Blue Book (1961)