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Inventory of the Wadie P. Deddeh Papers
LP372 and LP211  
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Description
The Wadie P. Deddeh Papers consist of 11.5 cubic feet of records reflecting Deddeh's activities during his 26-year career in the Assembly and Senate. The records contain Bill Files, 1973-1993 and Subject Files, 1967-1976.
Background
Wadie P. Deddeh, Democrat, was a California Assembly Member from 1967-1983 and State Senator from 1983-1993. In 1966, Deddeh became the first Iraqi-born American elected to office anywhere in the United States.According to the California Legislature at Sacramento (Handbooks) and the Senate Final History, Deddeh served on the following Senate committees:
Extent
11.5 cubic feet
Restrictions
For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the California State Archives. Permission for reproduction or publication is given on behalf of the California State Archives as the owner of the physical items. The researcher assumes all responsibility for possible infringement which may arise from reproduction or publication of materials from the California State Archives collections.
Availability
Collection is open for research.