Jerome Russell Waldie

Jerome Russell Waldie

Birth
Antioch, Contra Costa County, California, USA
Death 3 Apr 2009 (aged 84)
Placerville, El Dorado County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered, Specifically: Ashes scattered over the Sierra, the Russian River and the Yukon River in Canada
Memorial ID 35613779 · View Source
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US Congressman. A member of the Democratic Party, he served California's 14th district in the United States House of Representatives from 1966 until 1975. In 1966, he won a special election held to fill the vacancy left by the death of Congressman John F. Baldwin. After serving in the United States Army during World War II, Waldie was educated at the University of California Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law from where he received his law degree. He was elected to the California State Assembly in 1958, and served as majority leader from 1961 to 1966. In 1974, Waldie lost in the primary election to Jerry Brown during an unsuccessful bid to become Governor of California. In 1979, President Carter appointed him as Executive Director of the White House Conference on Aging. From 1981 until his retirement in 1985, Waldie served on the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board.

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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 7 Apr 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 35613779
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jerome Russell Waldie (15 Feb 1925–3 Apr 2009), Find a Grave Memorial no. 35613779, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered, who reports a Ashes scattered over the Sierra, the Russian River and the Yukon River in Canada.