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Raymond "Ray" Gonzales


Picture of Raymond Gonzales
ASM Latino Caucus
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1972 Democratic AD-28 41388 Win
11-05-1974 Democratic AD-33 33094 Loss
11-06-1990 Democratic SD-16 72796 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Raymond Joseph Gonzales
Born: July 16, 1938 in Bakersfield, CA
Married: Judy Stone (in 1966)
Military Service: USMC
University: University of Southern California (Ph.D.; Latin American Studies)
Died: September 5, 2018 in Oceanside, CA

1965-1970: Staff, Bakersfield College
1970-1972: Professor, CSU Bakersfield
Later: Professor, CSU Long Beach
Later: Professor, Sacramento State University
1970s: Member, Public Employment Relations Board
1980-1990: Political Officer & Labor Attaché, Foreign Service of the United States
1990: Director, Latin American Program of the Refugee Bureau, US Department of State
1993-1997: Director of Recruitment, U. S. Peace Corps
1997-2004: Professor, CSU Monterey Bay
2015-Present: Member, Bakersfield City School District Board

Source: California Legislature Handbook (1973)