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Carlos Bee


Picture of Carlos Bee
CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1954 Democratic AD-13 45402 Win
11-06-1956 Democratic AD-13 86256 Win
11-04-1958 Democratic AD-13 91025 Win
11-08-1960 Democratic AD-13 101917 Win
11-06-1962 Democratic AD-13 58262 Win
11-03-1964 Democratic AD-13 62345 Win
11-08-1966 Democratic AD-13 55979 Win
11-05-1968 Democratic AD-13 75972 Win
11-03-1970 Democratic AD-13 70480 Win
11-07-1972 Democratic AD-13 95626 Win
11-05-1974 Democratic AD-15 39232 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: May 5, 1917 in Berkeley, CA
Married: Jean Anderson (in 1946)
Children: Diane Elizabeth, Rita Cecelia, Carla Jean, Lorie Marie, and Allan Carlos Bee
Family: Great-grandson of Hamilton P. Bee (Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, 1855-56)
Military Service: ARMY (WWII)
Died (in office): November 29, 1974 in San Antonio, Texas

1948-1954: Member, Hayward City Council
1952-1954: Mayor, City of Hayward
1959-1968: Speaker pro Tem, California State Assembly
1960: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
1963: UCSB Alumnus of the year
1964: Member, UCSB Alumni Association Board of Directors
1971-1974: Speaker pro Tem, California State Assembly

  • PLACENAME: Carlos Bee Blvd is located in Hayward, CA
    (The mailing address for CSU East Bay is on Carlos Bee Blvd) 
  • PLACENAME: Carlos Bee Park is located in Castro Valley, CA
  • RELATED PLACENAME: The City of Beeville and Bee County (both in Texas) were named for Bee's great-great-grandfather, Barnard Elliott Bee, Sr. Bee Sr. held several prominent offices in the Republic of Texas including Secretary of the Treasury (1836), Secretary of War (1837-1838) Secretary of State (1839-1839) and Minister to the United States (1840-1841)

Source: California Blue Book (1958), (1961), (1967)
Source: A Disorderly House: The Brown-Unruh Years in Sacramento by James R. Mills (Heyday Books; 1987)