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Charles W. Bell


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California Blue Book (1907)
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1906 Nonpartisan SD-36 3689 Win
11-08-1910 Republican SD-36 5483 Win
11-05-1912 Republican CD-09 28845 Win
11-03-1914 Progressive (Bull Moose) CD-09 27560 Loss
11-07-1916 Independent CD-09 33270 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Charles Webster Bell
Born: June 11, 1858  in Albany, New York
Died: April 19, 1927 in Pasadena, CA

Previous: Deputy County Clerk, Los Angeles County
Previous: Clerk, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
1899-1903: County Clerk, Los Angeles County
1911: Majority Leader, California State Senate

  • WOMENS RIGHTS: Author of SCA 8 (1911), which extended suffrage and gave women the right to vote in California.

Source: California Blue Book (1907), (1909), (1911)
Source: Story of the California Legislature of 1911 by Franklin Hichborn (1911; San Francisco; James H. Barry Co.)
Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []