Katcho Achadjian

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Katcho Achadjian
California Assembly member Katcho Achadjian in 2009

Katcho Achadjian (June 2, 1951 – March 5, 2020) was an Armenian-American businessman and politician. He was a Republican. He served as a member of the California State Assembly from 2010 to 2016. He was also a member of the San Luis Obispo County board of supervisors from 1998 to 2010. In 2016, he ran for the United States House of Representatives from the 24th district but was defeated in the primary election.

Achadjian was born in Jalala, Lebanon. His parents were Armenian. He moved to the United States in 1971. He became a U.S. citizen in 1982.

Achadjian died on March 5, 2020 in San Luis Obispo, California, at the age of 68.[1]

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  1. Leslie, Kaytlyn (March 5, 2020). "'An American success story': Central Coast mourns assemblyman, supervisor Katcho Achadjian". San Luis Obispo Tribune. Retrieved March 6, 2020.