Dolwig, Richard J., 1908-

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Richard J. Dolwig was California State Senator, 1956-1970, and State Assemblyman, 1946-1956.

From the description of Oral history interview with Richard J. Dolwig, 1987. Transcript. / by Carole Hicke, University of California, Berkeley for the State Government Oral History Program, California State Archives. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122288398

From the description of Oral history interview with Richard J. Dolwig : oral history transcript / By Carole Hicke, Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley for the State Government Oral History Program, California State Archives, 1987. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 214934402

Republican State Senator Richard Dolwig was born in North Dakota. He practiced law in Redwood City, California and was elected to the State Assembly in 1946 and reelected four times. As Senator from San Mateo County he introduced a water plan in 1960. In 1961 he ran for Attorney General and was defeated. In 1965, he introduced legislation to divide the state into a Northern and Southern California. He was active in supporting conservation issues. He and six others were indicted in 1975 for attempting to bilk millions of dollars out of real estate developers. He was found guilty of eight counts of fraud and sentenced to five years in the.

federal penetentiary.

From the description of Richard J. Dolwig Collection, 1950-1981. (California State Library). WorldCat record id: 58746653

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Republican State Senator Richard Dolwig was born in North Dakota. He practiced law in Redwood City, California and was elected to the State Assembly in 1946 and reelected four times. As Senator from San Mateo County he introduced a water plan in 1960. In 1961 he ran for Attorney General and was defeated. In 1965, he introduced legislation to divide the state into a Northern and Southern California. He was active in supporting conservation issues. He and six others were indicted in 1975 for attempting to bilk millions of dollars out of real estate developers. He was found guilty of eight counts of fraud and sentenced to five years in the federal penetentiary.

From the guide to the Richard J. Dolwig Collection, 1950-1981, (California State Library)

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California
California
California
California--Long Beach
California
Subject
Politicians--Interviews
Reapportionment--Law and legislation
Water-supply
Political parties
Water-supply--California
Tidal flats
Water resources development--Law and legislation
Railroads
Politicians
Express highways
Pharmaceutical policy
Occupation
Activity

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