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Ollie Speraw


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Date Party Office Votes Result
04-17-1979 Republican SD-31 36511 Win
11-04-1980 Republican SD-31 90196 Win

Candidate Biography:

Oliver Wagner Speraw
Born: March 26, 1921 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Married: Carolyn Cook, Anne Wormser
Children: Daniel, Roger, Peggy and Michael
Military Service: ARMY (WWII)
Died: February 21, 2014 in Carlsbad, CA

1954-1969: Member,  Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners
1982: Primary Candidate for Controller (Lost; 13.7%)
Later: Founder, Sparow Realty of Long Beach and Fountain Valley
Later: Vice President, Century 21  (developed Region of South West Los Angeles County to 110 franchised companies)
Later: President, Oceanside Chamber of Commerce
2000s: Changed Party Affiliation to Declined to State

Source: California Legislature Handbook (1983)