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Sala Burton


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Date Party Office Votes Result
06-21-1983 Democratic CD-05 44790 Win
11-06-1984 Democratic CD-05 139692 Win
11-04-1986 Democratic CD-05 122688 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born April 1, 1925 in Bialystock, Poland
Married: Phillip Burton
Sister-in-Law of John L. Burton
Died (in office): February 1, 1987 in Washington, D.C.

1948-1950: Associate Director, California Public Affairs Institute
1951-1954: Vice President, California Democratic Council
1956: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
1957-1959: President, San Francisco Democratic Women's Forum
1976, 1980, 1984: Delegate, Democratic National Conventions

  • PLACENAME: The Phillip and Sala Burton Academic High School was dedicated in 1984.

Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []