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Arthur M. Free


Picture of Arthur M. Free
CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1920 Republican CD-08 46823 Win
11-07-1922 Republican CD-08 57926 Win
11-04-1924 Republican CD-08 55713 Win
11-02-1926 Republican CD-08 60384 Win
11-06-1928 Republican CD-08 80613 Win
11-04-1930 Republican CD-08 93377 Win
11-08-1932 Republican CD-08 49487 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: January 15, 1879 in San Jose, CA.
Married: Mabel C. Free (born 1880, died 1972)
Children: Five
Died: April 1, 1953 in San Jose, CA.

1904-1910: City Attorney, City of Mountain View.
1907-1919: Santa Clara County District Attorney
1914: Delegate to the Republican State Convention
1920: Delegate to the Republican State Convention
1936: Delegate to the Republican State Convention

  • LEGISLATION: Author of federal legislation (1931) providing the land to the US Navy free of charge to facilitate the construction of Moffett Field.
  • IN HONOR OF: In 2002, the Arthur M. Free house (at 66 South 14th Street in San Jose) was listed on the National Register of Historic Places and was designated "San Jose City Landmark No. 145" on May 11th.