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Jerrold L. Seawell


Picture of Jerrold L. Seawell
CA Blue Book (2000)
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1928 Independent AD-09 5649 Win
11-04-1930 Republican AD-03 12491 Win
11-08-1932 Republican SD-07 10556 Win
11-03-1936 Republican SD-07 11839 Win
11-05-1940 Republican SD-07 14227 Win
11-07-1944 Republican SD-07 13089 Win
11-05-1946 Republican SBOE3 154568 Win
11-07-1950 Republican SBOE3 234445 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: September 2, 1897 in Colusa, CA
Married: Mildred Alberta Brown (in 1922)
Children: Robert and Mrs. Jerry Jean Winter
Died (in office): October 20, 1952 in Hollywood, CA

1927: School Trustee
1939-1941: President pro Tempore, California State Senate
1940: Primary Candidate for President (Lost)
1943-1946: President pro Tempore, California State Senate
1946: Resigned from the State Senate on November 6.

  • Seawell is one of two Senators to serve two separate times as President Pro Tem of the Senate, serving as the 35th Pro Tem (1940) and as the 37th Pro Tem (1943-1935). The other was William P. Rich who served immediately prior and immediately after Seawell's first time as Pro Tem.
  • PLACENAME: Bridge 19-047, an underpass in Roseville, is named the "Jerrold L. Seawell Underpassing". It was competed and dedicated in 1950. - Source:

Source: California Blue Book (1932), (1938), (1954)