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Encyclopedia > Speaker of the California State Assembly

This is a list of Speakers of the California State Assembly.

In order to match widely used numbering for recent speakers, this list does not number those individuals who served an abbreviated term or who served as speaker only during an extraordinary session (a special session called by the Governor to deal with a narrowly defined agenda). California State Assembly Chamber in the State Capitol The California State Assembly is the lower house of the California State Legislature. ... In a legislature, a special session is a period when the body convenes outside of the normal legislative schedule. ... Governors Arnold Schwarzenegger and Gray Davis with President George W. Bush (2003) Seal of the Governor of California (without the Roman numerals designating the governors sequence) See also: List of pre-statehood governors of California, List of Governors of California The Governor of California is the highest executive authority...

Speaker Party Term of service
1. Thomas J. White unaffiliated 1 December 1849–February 1850 (resigned)
2. John Bigler Democrat February 1850–May 1851
3. Richard P. Hammond Democrat January 1852–May 1852
4. Isaac B. Wall Democrat January 1853–May 1853
5. Charles S. Fairfax Democrat January 1854–May 1854
6. William W. Stow Whig January 1855–May 1855
7. James T. Farley American January 1856–April 1856
8. Elwood T. Beatty Democrat January 1857–April 1857
9. N. E. Whiteside Democrat January 1858–April 1858
10. William C. Stratton Democrat January 1859–April 1859
11. Phillip Moore Democrat January 1860–April 1860
12. R. Burnell Douglas Democrat January 1861–May 1861
13. George Barstow Republican January 1862–May 1862
14. Tim N. Machin Union January 1863–April 1863
15. William H. Sears Union December 1863–April 1864
16. John Yule Union December 1865–April 1866
17. Caius T. Ryland Democrat December 1867–March 1868
18. George H. Rogers Democrat December 1869–April 1870
19. Thomas B. Shannon Republican December 1871–April 1872
20. Morris M. Estee Independent 2 December 1873–March 1874
21. Gideon J. Carpenter Democrat December 1875–April 1876
22. Campbell P. Berry Democrat December 1877–April 1878
23. Jabez F. Cowdery Republican January 1880–April 1880
24. William H. Parks Republican January 1881–May 1881
25. Hugh M. LaRue Democrat January 1883–May 1884
26. William H. Parks Republican January 1885–September 1886
27. William H. Jordan Republican January 1887–March 1887
28. Robert Howe Democrat January 1889–March 1889
29. Frank L. Coombs Republican January 1891–March 1891
30. Frank H. Gould Democrat January 1893–March 1893
31. John C. Lynch Republican January 1895–March 1895
32. Frank L. Coombs Republican January 1897–March 1897
— Howard E. Wright Republican January 1899 (resigned)
33. Alden Anderson Republican January 1899–February 1900
34. Cornelius W. Pendleton Republican January 1901–March 1901
35. Arthur G. Fisk Republican January 1903–March 1903
36. Frank C. Prescott Republican January 1905–June 1906
37. Robert L. Beardslee Republican January 1907–November 1907
38. Philip A. Stanton Republican January 1909–October 1910
39. Arthur Hathaway Hewitt Republican January 1911–December 1911
40. C. C. Young Republican, Progressive 3 January 1913–April 1917
41. Henry W. Wright Republican January 1919–April 1921
42. Frank F. Merriam Republican January 1923–October 1926
43. Edgar C. Levey Republican January 1927–May 1931
44. Walter J. Little Republican January 1933–July 1933
— Forsythe Charles Clowdsley Democrat September 1934 (extraordinary session)
45. Edward Craig Republican January 1935–May 1936
46. William Moseley Jones Democrat January 1937–March 1938
47. Paul Peek Democrat January 1939–June 1939
48. Gordon Hickman Garland Democrat January 1940–January 1942
49. Charles W. Lyon Republican January 1943–July 1946
50. Sam L. Collins Republican January 1947–August 1952
51. James W. Silliman Republican January 1953–April 1954
52. Luther H. Lincoln Republican January 1955–April 1958
53. Ralph M. Brown Democrat January 1959–September 1961 (resigned)
54. Jesse M. Unruh Democrat September 1961–January 1969
55. Robert T. Monagan Republican January 1969–September 1970
56. Bob Moretti Democrat January 1971–June 1974 (resigned)
57. Leo T. McCarthy Democrat June 1974–November 1980
58. Willie L. Brown, Jr. Democrat December 1980–July 1995
59. Doris Allen Republican 4 June 1995–September 1995 (resigned)
60. Brian Setencich Republican 4 September 1995–January 1996
61. Curt Pringle Republican January 1996–November 1996
62. Cruz M. Bustamante Democrat December 1996–January 1998
63. Antonio Villaraigosa Democrat January 1998–January 2000 (took oath February 1998)
64. Robert M. Hertzberg Democrat January 2000–2002 (took oath April 2000)
65. Herb J. Wesson, Jr. Democrat February 2002–February 2004
66. Fabian Núñez Democrat February 2004–
  • Note 1: The First California Legislature was nonpartisan.
  • Note 2: Estee was also a Republican, but he was elected to the term in which he was Speaker as an independent.
  • Note 3: Young was elected as a Republican during the 40th and 42nd sessions (1913 and 1917), but a Progressive during the 41st session (1915).
  • Note 4: Allen and Setencich were Republican assemblymembers whom Democrats elected after losing their majority in the chamber. Both were labeled traitors by their fellow-Republicans and were soon recalled by their constituents.

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Doris Allen (1936-1999) served in the California Assembly from 1982 to 1995 and as Speaker of that body from June to September of 1995, before being recalled from office by her constitutents. ... Brian Setencich (born 1962) served in the California Assembly from 1995 to 1996 and as Speaker of that body from September 1995 to January 1996, before being recalled from office by his constitutents. ...

References

  • California's Legistlature, Appendixes A & B, California State Legislature, Office of the Chief Clerk of the Assembly, published 2000
  • Days of Cal: Regents (Speakers of the Assembly as Ex-Officio Regents) [1]

External links

  • California State Capitol: Legislative History

 
 

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