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Inventory of the Ralph C. Dills Papers
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Description
Ralph C. Dills, Democrat, was elected to the 69th Assembly District, one of the thirty districts representing Los Angeles County in 1938. He resigned in 1949. In 1966 he won the 32nd Senatorial District and served in the Senate until 1998.
Background
Ralph C. Dills, Democrat, was elected to the 69th Assembly District, one of the thirty districts representing Los Angeles County in 1938. He won the seat with 65% of the vote. Dills resigned in June, 1949, to become a Justice Court Judge. Two years later he was appointed a Municipal Court Judge where he served for 16 years. In 1966 he ran a successful campaign for the 32nd Senatorial district in Los Angeles County. After the 1970 reapportionment the 32nd district included the cities of Avalon, Carson, Compton, Gardena, Hawthorne, Lawndale, Lomita, Redondo Reach, part of South Los Angeles and San Pedro-Wilmington, as well as the Long Beach harbor area and Santa Catalina Island.
Extent
19 cubic feet
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Availability
Collection is open for research.