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John F. Dockweiler Political Realia Collection
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Description
This collection consists of realia related to the political campaigns of John F. Dockweiler for governor and United States Congressman in 1938.
Background
John Francis Dockweiler was the son of Isidore B. Dockweiler (1867-1947), a noted Los Angeles Democrat and lawyer from a pioneer Los Angeles family. John F. Dockweiler, a lawyer himself, followed in his father's political, Democratic footsteps. He was a Democratic U.S. Congressman (1933-1939) for the sixteenth district of California (Los Angeles), District Attorney of Los Angeles County (1940-1943), and ran unsuccessfully for governor of California in the 1938 Democratic primary. After losing the Democratic primary for governor to Culbert Olson, the eventual winner for the office of California governor, Dockweiler ran an unsuccessful write-in campaign to keep his congressional office. He died in the office of Los Angeles district attorney in 1943.
Extent
1 archival document box; 1 map case drawer
Restrictions
Materials in the Department of Archives and Special Collections may be subject to copyright. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, Loyola Marymount University does not claim ownership of the copyright of any materials in its collections. The user or publisher must secure permission to publish from the copyright owner. Loyola Marymount University does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or of publication rights held by the original author or artists or his/her heirs, assigns, or executors.
Availability
Collection is open to research under the terms of use of the Department of Archives and Special Collections, Loyola Marymount University.