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Alfred W. Robertson


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1934 Democratic AD-39 9830 Win
11-03-1936 Democratic AD-39 14666 Win
11-08-1938 Democratic AD-39 18926 Win
11-05-1940 Democratic AD-39 19408 Win
11-03-1942 Democratic AD-37 15598 Win
11-07-1944 Democratic AD-37 20138 Win
11-05-1946 Democratic AD-37 18021 Win

Candidate Biography:

Alfred Worcester Robertson
Born: June 29, 1891 in Gilmanton, New Hampshire
Married: Edith Ireland
Child: Richard W.
Military Service: USAF
Died: January 19, 1958 in California

1942-1944: Chair, California Democratic State Central Committee
1942-1944: Vice-Chair for Southern California, California Democratic State Central Committee

  • PLACENAME: The Alfred W. Robertson Gymnasium (called "Rob Gym") at the UC Santa Barbara campus is named "for [the] state assemblyman who introduced and led the support for the bill to authorize the transfer of Santa Barbara State College to the University system in 1944." It was built in 1958, and remains today.
  • The Blue Book incorrectly records his year of birth as 1891, while the California Death Index lists it as 1889.

Source: California Blue Book (1938), (1942), (1946)
Source: The Centennial of The University of California, 1868-1968
Source: Resolution Chapter 7, Stats of 1958.