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Byron Rumford

University of California, Berkeley. Black Alumni Club.

Byron Rumford

legislator for fair employment and housing

by University of California, Berkeley. Black Alumni Club.

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Published by Black Alumni Club, University of California, Berkeley in [Berkeley, Calif.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rumford, William Byron, -- 1908-,
  • African American legislators -- California -- Interviews.,
  • African Americans -- California -- Interviews.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    StatementBlack Alumni Club, University of California, Berkeley.
    GenreInterviews.
    SeriesBlack Pioneers at the University, 1920-1960
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p. ;
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22987018M

    William Byron Rumford Sr. Plaza is a beautiful apartment complex in Berkeley with 43 Flat and Townhouse affordable and market rate units. All units come with Energy Star appliances, carpet floors, on-site laundry room, and assigned parking spaces in the gated parking lot. Rumford, William Byron (d. ) — also known as W. Byron Rumford — of Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif. Democrat. Member of California state assembly, ; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, , ,

    To find the latest information on course reserves, book returns, 24/7 online help, William Byron Rumford: Legislator for Fair Employment, Fair Housing and Public Health; Project Resources. Additional oral history interview projects with substantive content related to the life and work of Earl Warren include. ELSIE REBECCA RUMFORD Passed away in Berkeley, California on Janu , at the age of 93 years. Beloved wife of the late William Byron Rumford, Sr., State Assemblyman. A .

    Creator California Afro-American Oral History Project Call number Sc MG Physical description 12 vols Preferred Citation [Item], California Afro-American Oral History Project transcripts, Sc MG , Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. Crouchett, Byron Rumford, pp. This article is based largely on re peated personal interviews with Assem blyman Rumford between and He gave me access to his private notes, correspondence, and his private collections of newspaper clippings and legislative sources concerning bills he sponsored during his years as well as.


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William Byron Rumford (February 2, – J ) was an American pharmacist and politician. He was the first African American elected to a state public office in Northern California Family background. Rumford was born in Courtland, Arizona, a now Alma mater: University of California, Berkeley.

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Born in Courtland, Arizona, William Byron Rumford, Sr., the younger of the two sons of a housemaid, arrived in Los Angeles, California with his mother and stepfather in His family returned to Arizona where he shined shoes, sold newspapers, and graduated from a segregated Read MoreWilliam Byron Rumford, Sr.

William Byron Rumford (public domain) William Byron Rumford (February 2, – J ) was a pharmacist, community leader, and politician. He was the first African American elected to any public office in Northern California, and the first African American hired at Highland Hospital.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. William Byron Rumford (February 2, J ) was an American pharmacist and politician. He was the first African American elected to a state public. WILLIAM BYRON RUMFORD SR., 78, who became Northern California's first black legislator in and wrote the state fair housing law that bears his name, died Thursday.

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The last campaign was against Proposition The year before, the California legislature had passed an open housing law that was authored by a progressive black representative from Oakland named Byron Rumford, and Big Daddy Jesse Unruh, who was the master of the legislature, a poor white from Texas, he hammered it through.About West Oakland Health Council.

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Rumford was born in Courtland, Arizona, a now-defunct mining town, the second of Chauncey G. Rumford and Margaret Lee Johnson's two sons. His father, who had left the family when Rumford was very young, lived in Los Angeles, where his family had moved in about from Iowa by way of Colorado Springs.

Rumford's mother's side were some of the first American settlers of Arizona.