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Guide to the Joseph Melville Kennick Collection, 1933-1980
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Joseph Melville Kennick Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1933-1980
    Box Number: 1327-1328
    Creator: Kennick, Joseph Melville, 1905-1980
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information



    Conditions of Use

    Please credit California State Library.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Joseph Melville Kennick Collection, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Kennick, Joseph Melville, 1905-1980.
    California. Legislature. Assembly.
    California--Politics and government--1951-


    Correspondence, clippings, certificates, personal papers, speech material, photographs


    Senator. Born in Saginaw, Michigan, September 25, 1905. He served as superintendent of the Welfare Department and Juvenile Bureau for the City of Long Beach, 1933-1958. Elected to State Assembly in 1958, served four terms. In 1966 he was elected State Senator from the 33rd district and served until 1976. He died October 7, 1980 in Long Beach, California.


    • Bradley, Tom, 1917-
    • Campbell, Gaylord L.
    • Christine, Sister M.
    • Clark, Thomas J.
    • De Bie, Ric
    • Dekruif, Bob
    • Hatch, Ralph M.
    • Kayajanian, Harry
    • Little, Dick
    • Marbut, John A.
    • Mc Kay, Henry W.
    • Mercer, Thomas H.
    • Moskowitz, Irving
    • Noguchi, Thomas T., 1927-
    • Simon, Renee B.
    • Wade, Edwin W.
    • Waldie, Jerome R.
    • Whitehead, Alfred K
    • Wildman, Paul W.
    • Veysey, Victor V. (Victor Vincent), 1915-
    • Ziffren, Paul

    Materials Transferred from the Collection

    • 12 photographs