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Peter H. Behr


Picture of Peter H. Behr
CA Blue Book (1975)
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1970 Republican SD-04 76412 Win
11-05-1974 Republican SD-02 97704 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: May 24, 1915 in New York, New York
Married: Sally (in 1942)
Children: Lola Haskins, Trudy Scott, and Peter Jr.
Military Service: USN
Died: March 10, 1997 in Greenbrae, CA

Previous: Member, Mill Valley Planning Commission
1956-1961: Member, Mill Valley City Council
1961-1970: Member, Marin County Board of Supervisors
1978: Principal opponent of Proposition 13

  • LEGISLATION: Author of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (1972). The bill protected some of Northern California's rivers from damming and kept their waters from being diverted.

Source: California Blue Book (1971)