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Anthony C. Beilenson


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CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1962 Democratic AD-59 51582 Win
11-03-1964 Democratic AD-59 64772 Win
11-08-1966 Democratic SD-26 111651 Win
11-03-1970 Democratic SD-26 123450 Win
11-05-1974 Democratic SD-22 129056 Win
11-02-1976 Democratic CD-23 130619 Win
11-07-1978 Democratic CD-23 117498 Win
11-04-1980 Democratic CD-23 126020 Win
11-02-1982 Democratic CD-23 120788 Win
11-06-1984 Democratic CD-23 140461 Win
11-04-1986 Democratic CD-23 121468 Win
11-08-1988 Democratic CD-23 147858 Win
11-06-1990 Democratic CD-23 103141 Win
11-03-1992 Democratic CD-24 141742 Win
11-08-1994 Democratic CD-24 95342 Win

Candidate Biography:

Anthony Charles Beilenson
Born: October 26, 1932 in New Rochelle, New York
Married: Dolores Martin (in 1959)
Children: Peter Lowell, Dayna Anne, and Adam Laurence
Died: March 5, 2017 in Westwood, CA

1968: Primary Candidate for US Senate (Lost)
1976: Resigned from the State Senate on December 17.
1989-1991: Chair, United States House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

  • LEGISLATION: Author (with Senators John L. Harmer, Alan Short, and Lewis F. Sherman) of SB 462, the Therapeutic Abortion Act, which permitted a physician or surgeon to perform an abortion in cases of rape or incest, or when doctors determined that the pregnancy "would gravely impair the physical or mental health" of the mother. (Stats of 1967, Chapt. 327)
  • PLACENAME: The Anthony C. Beilenson Visitor Center is located in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.
  • Peter Beilenson served as Sacramento County's Director of Health Services from 2018 to 2020, including the challenging early months of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Source: California Blue Book (1963), (1967)
Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []