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John J. McFall


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CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1950 Democratic AD-12 16819 Win
11-04-1952 Democratic AD-12 61737 Win
11-02-1954 Democratic AD-12 0 Win
11-06-1956 Democratic CD-11 70630 Win
11-04-1958 Democratic CD-11 86924 Win
11-08-1960 Democratic CD-11 97368 Win
11-06-1962 Democratic CD-15 97322 Win
11-03-1964 Democratic CD-15 109560 Win
11-08-1966 Democratic CD-15 81733 Win
11-05-1968 Democratic CD-15 86386 Win
11-03-1970 Democratic CD-15 98442 Win
11-07-1972 Democratic CD-15 146358 Win
11-05-1974 Democratic CD-14 102180 Win
11-02-1976 Democratic CD-14 123285 Win
11-07-1978 Democratic CD-14 76602 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: February 20, 1918 in Buffalo, New York
Married: Evelyn A. Anklam (in 1950)
Children: Joseph A., Michael J., and Alicia M.
Military Service: ARMY (WWII)
Died: March 7, 2006 in Alexandria, Virginia

1948-1951: Member, Manteca City Council
1948-1950: Mayor, City of Manteca
1948-1958: Delegate, California State Democratic conventions
1973-1977: Democratic Whip, U.S. House of Representatives
1978: Resigned from the United States House of Representatives on December 31.

  • REPRIMAND: In 1978, the House of Representatives reprimanded McFall for failure to report campaign contributions. He is one of four California Members of Congress to be officially chastised in that way (the others being Charles H. Wilson, Edward Roybal, and Laura Richardson) (Source)

Source: California Blue Book (1954)
Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []