John L. Burton

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John Burton
John Burton in 2015.jpg
Burton at the dedication of the John Burton Highway in 2015.
Chair of the
California Democratic Party
In office
2009–2017
Preceded byArt Torres
Succeeded byEric C. Bauman
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California
In office
June 4, 1974 – January 3, 1983
Preceded byWilliam S. Mailliard
Succeeded byPhillip Burton
Constituency6th district (1974–1975)
5th district (1975–1983)
Member of the California State Assembly
In office
1965–1974
1988–1996
Personal details
Born
John Lowell Burton

(1932-12-15) December 15, 1932 (age 86)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Political partyDemocratic
RelativesPhillip Burton (brother)
Sala Burton (sister-in-law)
ProfessionPolitician

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).[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Murphy, Kathleen (September 15, 2004). "Term limits mean pink slip for Californias Burton". stateline.org. Retrieved May 22, 2017.

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