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L. E. "Larry" Townsend


Picture of L. E. Townsend
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1966 Democratic AD-67 32837 Win
11-05-1968 Democratic AD-67 39915 Win
11-03-1970 Democratic AD-67 39925 Win
11-07-1972 Democratic AD-67 57294 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: October 18, 1930 in Memphis, Tennessee
Married: Shirley
Children: Dale, LaShirl, and Lauren
Military Service: USN
Died (in office): March 5, 1973 in Sacramento, CA

  • LEGISLATION: 1970: Co-Author, The Wedworth-Townsend Act (Enabled firefighters to receive paramedic training)

Source: California Blue Book (1967), (1971)