John L. Burton
Burton at the dedication of the John Burton Highway in 2015.
|Chair of the |
California Democratic Party
|Preceded by||Art Torres|
|Succeeded by||Eric C. Bauman|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
June 4, 1974 – January 3, 1983
|Preceded by||William S. Mailliard|
|Succeeded by||Phillip Burton|
|Constituency||6th district (1974–1975)|
5th district (1975–1983)
|Member of the California State Assembly|
John Lowell Burton
December 15, 1932
|Relatives||Phillip Burton (brother)|
Sala Burton (sister-in-law)
John Lowell Burton (born December 15, 1932) is an American politician. He was Chairman of the California Democratic Party from April 2009 until May 2017. He was in the California State Assembly (1965–74), in the U.S. House of Representatives (1974–83), in the State Assembly again (1988–96), and in the California State Senate (1996-2004) (representing the 3rd district).
References[change | change source]
- Murphy, Kathleen (September 15, 2004). "Term limits mean pink slip for Californias Burton". stateline.org. Retrieved May 22, 2017.
Other websites[change | change source]
- John L. Burton for Democratic Party Chair, burton2009.com; accessed May 22, 2019.
- "Our Man in Sacramento" (2002), San Francisco Chronicle; accessed January 7, 2018.
- Burton used mastery of politics in long career, San Diego Union-Tribune, December 5, 2004.