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Don Mulford

David Donald "Don" Mulford (August 27, 1915—March 20, 2000)[1][2] served in the California legislature, and during World War II he served in the United States Army.[3]

Don Mulford
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 18th district
In office
Preceded by Thomas W. Caldecott
Succeeded by Edward M. Gaffney
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 16th district
In office
Preceded by Walter I. Dahl
Succeeded by Kenneth A. Meade
Personal details
Born David Donald Mulford
August 27, 1915
Oakland, California, U.S.
Died March 20, 2000(2000-03-20) (aged 84)
Oakland, California, U.S.
Political party Republican
Residence Piedmont, California, U.S.

The Mulford Act, named after Don Mulford, was a 1967 California bill that prohibited the carrying of loaded firearms in public. The bill attracted national attention when the Black Panthers marched on the California Capitol to protest the bill.[4]


  1. ^ "Don Mulford -- Longtime Assemblyman". San Francisco Chronicle. March 28, 2000.
  2. ^ "Inventory of the David Donald (Don) Mulford Papers". Online Archive of California. Retrieved August 19, 2014.
  3. ^ Vassar, Alexander C. (2011). Legislators of California (PDF). Retrieved 23 November 2016.
  4. ^ A Huey P. Newton Story

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