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Roy J. Nielsen


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CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-1924 Republican AD-14 12448 Win
11-02-1926 Republican AD-14 14258 Win
11-06-1928 Republican AD-14 15928 Win
11-04-1930 Republican AD-11 15746 Win
11-08-1932 Republican AD-08 25789 Win
11-06-1934 Republican AD-08 28983 Win
11-03-1936 Republican SD-19 40616 Win
11-05-1940 Republican SD-19 34561 Loss
11-04-1952 Republican AD-09 49449 Win
11-02-1954 Republican AD-09 29837 Win
11-06-1956 Republican AD-09 34266 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: November 9, 1886 in Sacramento, CA
Married: Teresa A. Van Der Beets (in 1933)
Military Service: ARMY (WWI)
Died: August 12, 1964 in Sacramento, CA

1942-1952: Member, Sacramento City Council

  • FATHER OF THE CODE: Nielsen authored AB 1737 (1933), which established the California Military Code and also AB 710 (1935) which renamed that code the California Military and Veterans Code. Nielsen also authored SB 245 (1937) which established the Harbors and Navigation Code.
  • LEGISLATION: Author of AB 614 (Chapt. 403, Stats of 1931) "making an appropriation for painting portraits of Governors of California, and directing the State Department of Finance to carry out the provisions thereof." Thanks to Eric Thomsen for this on!

Source: California Blue Book (1928), (1938), (1954)
Source: Social Security Death Index (website).