Scope and Content
Title: John Stull papers,
Date (inclusive): 1967-1978
Collection number: LP171:106-221
5.5 cubic feet
California State Archives
Abstract: John Stull, Republican, was a State Assembly Member, 1967-1972 and a State Senator, 1973-1978. Bills introduced by him cover
a wide array of subjects with particular emphasis on education and school issues.
Physical location: California State Archives
Collection is open for research.
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[Identification of item], John Stull Papers, LP171:[folder number], California State Archives, Office of the Secretary of
State, Sacramento, California.
The California State Archives acquired the John Stull Papers following his final Senate term.
Alternative Forms of Material Available
Some of the records are available on microfilm at the California State Archives.
John Stull, Republican, was a State Assembly Member, 1967-1972 and a State Senator, 1973-1978. His 80th Assembly District
and 38th Senate District included cities within San Diego County.
He was born in Corinth, Iowa in 1920 and moved to California in 1944. He attended the University of Iowa and received a B.A.
degree. Stull served in the United States Navy during World War II and retired as a Commander. He married Babbie Bogue on
May 13, 1944. They had one daughter: Sinara.
Senator Stull's community and civic affiliations included such organizations and positions as San Diego County Republican
Central Committee member; Republican State Central Committee member; California Advisory Council on Vocational Education and
Technical Training member; Educational Management and Evaluation Commission member; Education Commission of the States member;
and California Economic Development Commission member.
Senator Stull was elected to the State Assembly in 1966 and reelected in 1968, 1970, and 1972. He was elected to the State
Senate in the March 6, 1973 special election to replace Clair W. Burgener, who was elected to Congress. Senator Stull was
reelected in 1974. He served as Assembly Republican Whip, 1969-1970 and Assembly Republican Caucus Chair, 1971-1972. According
to the Legislative Handbook, he also served on the following committees:
California State Assembly, 1967-1972
- Agriculture, 1971-1972
- Education, 1967-1970
- Constitutional Amendments, 1967
- Labor Relations, 1969-1970
- Revenue and Taxation, 1969-1972
- Rules (ex officio), 1971-1972
- Water, 1967
- *Vice Chair, 1967
- Ways and Means, 1971-1972
- Health Manpower, 1972
California State Senate, 1973-1978
- Agriculture and Water Resources, 1973-1978
- Education, 1975-1978
- *Vice Chair, 1975-1976
- Finance, 1977-1978
- Health and Welfare, 1973-1974
- Industrial Relations, 1973-1976
- Local Government, 1973-1976
- Rules, 1977-1978
- *Vice Chair, 1977-1978
- Agricultural Labor Relations Board Oversight, 1977-1978
- Educational Goals and Evaluation, 1975
- *Vice Chair, 1975
- Legislative Budget Committee, 1977-1978
- Small Business Enterprises, 1975-1976
Scope and Content
The John Stull Papers consist of Bill Files, 1967-1978 documenting Stull's legislative activity during his time as a member
of the California State Legislature. Bills introduced by him cover a wide array of subjects with particular emphasis on education
and school issues.
Arranged into one series of bill files.
The following terms have been associated with these materials in the Archives'
automated public access system (currently in development, June 2004).
California - - Legislature - - Assembly
California - - Legislature - - Senate