The collection consists of correspondence, reports, legislation, and memoranda concerning the diversion of water from the
Klamath and Trinity Rivers into the Sacramento Valley, California.
Randolph Collier was born in Etna, California on July 26, 1902. He was a resident of Siskiyou County his entire life, attending
Yreka grammar and high schools, and the University of California, Berkeley. In 1925, he was appointed police court judge of
the City of Yreka, serving in that capacity until his election to the California State Senate in 1938. He was re-elected in
1942, 1946, 1950, and 1954. He served as Chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee and co-authored the Collier-Burns
Highway Act of 1947. He also served as Chairman of the Senate Interim Committee on Highways, Streets and Bridges. Senator
Collier died on August 2, 1983.
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