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Richmond P. Benton


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1914 Republican AD-66 3323 Win
11-02-1920 Republican AD-66 6220 Win

Candidate Biography:

Richmond Pitts Benton
Born: May 4, 1871 in Plymouth, Michigan
Died: July 20, 1944 in Los Angeles, CA


  • HIGH TRAFFIC: Benton's 1915 home address in Los Angeles was 1012 South Boyle Ave, which is now the intersection of the Golden State Freeway (I-5), the Santa Ana Freeway (US 101), the Santa Monica Freeway (I-10). This location, also known as the East Los Angeles Interchange, is the busiest freeway interchange in the world.

Source: California Blue Book (1913-15)