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Edward M. Gaffney


Picture of Edward M. Gaffney
CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-1940 Democratic AD-26 13716 Win
11-03-1942 Democratic AD-26 18279 Win
11-07-1944 Democratic AD-26 24674 Win
11-05-1946 Democratic AD-26 20770 Win
11-02-1948 Democratic AD-26 26834 Win
11-07-1950 Democratic AD-26 26275 Win
11-02-1954 Democratic AD-24 19784 Win
11-06-1956 Democratic AD-24 23017 Win
11-04-1958 Democratic AD-24 22091 Win
11-08-1960 Democratic AD-24 23372 Win
11-06-1962 Democratic AD-18 30168 Win

Candidate Biography:

Edward McGlynn Gaffney
Born: July 26, 1897 in New Jersey
Married: Mary Catherine Wright (in 1926)
Children: Eleanor Marie, Helen Regina, Matthew Thomas, Peter Joseph, Edward McGlynn Jr, and Margaret Mary
Military Service: ARMY (WWI)
Died: October 2, 1975

  • Be Fruitful and Multiply: Gaffney had six children.
  • An incumbent who lost their party primary (in 1964).
  • LEGISLATION: Author of AB 1377 (Chapt. 2273, Stats of 1957) which required that "there shall be on the driver's license a photograph of the licensee for the purpose of identification.

Source: California Blue Book (1946), (1950), (1961)