Stiern, Walter W., 1914-1988

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Born of parents whose families settled in Bakersfield, Water Stiern became a veterinarian and established practice there. He served in the Veterinary Corps of the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942 to 1947. In 1958, he was elected to the State Senate and remained in office until 1986, when, as "Dean of the Senate," he retired. Throughout his tenure he served on the Agriculture and Education Committees. He chaired the Public Health and Safety Committee (1963-1966) and the Revenue and Taxation Committee (1967-1974). In 1979-80, he chaired the Joint Legislative Budget Committee. His major legislative interests were: public education, postsecondary education, health and sanitation, and agriculture.

From the description of Oral history interview with Walter W. Stiern : oral history transcript / By Enid H. Douglass, Claremont Graduate School Oral History Program for the State Government Oral History Program, California State Archives, 1987. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 227475693

From the description of Oral history interview with Walter W. Stiern, 1987. Transcript. / by Enid H. Douglass, Claremont Graduate School Oral History Program for the State Government Oral History Program, California State Archives. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122369165

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associatedWith Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996. person
associatedWith Brown, Jerry, 1938- person
associatedWith California. Legislature. Senate. corporateBody
associatedWith California State University and Colleges. corporateBody
associatedWith California State University Historical Archives corporateBody
associatedWith Deukmejian, George. person
associatedWith Douglass, Enid Hart. person
associatedWith Finch, Robert H. (Robert Hutchinson), 1925-1995. person
associatedWith Gunterman, Emma H. Lobbyist. 1915- person
associatedWith Reagan, Ronald. person
associatedWith State Government Oral History Program (Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith University of California. corporateBody
associatedWith U.S. Army Air Corps. Veterinary Corps. corporateBody
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Education, Higher--Aims and objectives
Public health
Public health--Standards
Women legislators
Universities and colleges
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Birth 1914

Death 1988

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