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John Z. "Jack" Anderson


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1938 Republican CD-08 84084 Win
11-05-1940 Republican CD-08 148180 Win
11-03-1942 Republican CD-08 91536 Win
11-07-1944 Republican CD-08 94218 Win
11-05-1946 Republican CD-08 113325 Win
11-02-1948 Republican CD-08 161743 Win
11-07-1950 Republican CD-08 168510 Win

Candidate Biography:

John Zuinglius Anderson
Born: March 22, 1904 in Oakland, CA
Family: Son of George H. Anderson and nephew of Alden Anderson
Died: February 9, 1981 in Hollister, CA

1956-1961: Administrative Assistant to President Eisenhower

  • SUICIDE: Anderson killed himself with a single self-inflicted gunshot at his home in Hollister.

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