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Clarence C. Ward


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CA Blue Book (1954)
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-1940 Republican SD-31 18372 Win
11-07-1944 Republican SD-31 22085 Win
11-02-1948 Republican SD-31 27957 Win
11-04-1952 Republican SD-31 35612 Win

Candidate Biography:

Clarence Clifford Ward
Born: September 24, 1894 in Tennessee
Military Service: ARMY (WWI)
Died (in office): May 9, 1955

1923-1931: District Attorney, Santa Barbara County
1941-1942: Member, Joint Fact Finding Committee on Un-American Activities (California State Legislature)
1954-1955: President pro Tempore, California State Senate

  • PLACENAME: The Clarence Ward Memorial Boulevard (State Route 217) connects Santa Barbara Municipal Airport with Highway 101 in Santa Barbara. The Ward Memorial Boulevard also provides freeway access to UC Santa Barbara, which was established in 1944 with the assistance of Senator Ward. (Chapt. 1789, Stats of 1955)

Source: California Blue Book (1954), (1958)
Source: The Centennial of The University of California, 1868-1968