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George Nakano

George Nakano (born 1935) served as a California State Assemblyman from 1998 until 2004. During his time in the Assembly, Nakano was chosen to serve as the chairman of the Democratic caucus. In 2006, Nakano sought the State Senate seat of his Assembly predecessor, Debra Bowen, who was running for the Secretary of State. Nakano lost to fellow Assembly colleague Jenny Oropeza by a margin of 53% to 47%.

Prior to his service in the Assembly, Nakano served as a Torrance, California city councilman for 14 years. In 1994, Nakano lost a senate primary to State Senate veteran Ralph C. Dills.

Nakano was born in a poor East Los Angeles neighborhood.[1] He spent time in the Jerome and Tule Lake internment camps during World War II.[2][3] He served in the California Air National Guard for six years before being honorably discharged as a Staff Sergeant in 1960. Nakano achieved the rank of 5th dan in kendo.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "Full Biography for George Nakano:Candidate for State Senator; District 28; Democratic Party". Retrieved 2008-10-06. 
  2. ^ "Nakano Ends a Memorable Career in the California Assembly" (PDF). 2005. Retrieved 2010-08-10. 
  3. ^ "More Calif. Lawmakers Urge N.C. Congressman to Resign Post". Retrieved 2010-04-30. 
California Assembly
Preceded by
Debra Bowen
California State Assembly, 53rd District
1998 – 2004
Succeeded by
Mike Gordon
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