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Howard Way


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CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1962 Republican SD-32 27365 Win
11-08-1966 Republican SD-15 61451 Win
11-05-1968 Republican SD-15 62647 Win
11-07-1972 Republican SD-15 76708 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: May 13, 1913 in Washington
Married: Barbara Chandler Way (in 1940)*
Children: Susan and Stephen
Died: March 24, 2001 in Tacoma, Washington

1969-1970: President pro Tempore, California State Senate
1980-1982: Secretary, California Adult and Youth Agency

  • Barbara Chandler Way (b. 1916, d. 2003) was the granddaughter of W. F. Chandler.
  • FATHER OF THE CODE: Way authored SB 1428 (1972), which established the California Food and Agriculture Code from the existing Agriculture Code.

Source: California Blue Book (1967)