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Thomas W. Caldecott


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CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-1946 Republican AD-18 27196 Win
11-02-1948 Republican AD-18 44705 Win
11-07-1950 Republican AD-18 31200 Win
11-04-1952 Republican AD-18 45180 Win
11-02-1954 Republican AD-18 24573 Win
11-06-1956 Republican AD-18 29391 Win

Candidate Biography:

Thomas William Caldecott
Born: October 21, 1914 in Berkeley, CA
Family: Son of Thomas Edwin Caldecott
Military: ARMY (WWII)
Died: May 6, 1994 in Walnut Creek, CA

1952: Alternate Delegate, Republican National Convention
1954-1956: Chairman, California Republican Party
1956: Delegate, Republican National Convention
1957: Resigned from the State Assembly on September 26.
1957-1970s: Judge, Alameda County Superior Court
1975-1979: Member, California Judicial Council

  • PLACENAME: The Caldecott Tunnel in Berkeley is named for Caldecott's father, Thomas Edwin Caldecott who was on the Berkeley City Council (1923-1930), Mayor of Berkeley (1930-1932), and Alameda County Supervisor (1933-1951).

Source: California Blue Book (1950), (1954)
Source: "The Judicial Council of California: Membership" by the Judicial Council of California (accessed 5/30/2012)