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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 byThomas W. Caldecott
Succeeded byEdward M. Gaffney
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 16th district
In office
Preceded byWalter I. Dahl
Succeeded byKenneth A. Meade
Personal details
David Donald Mulford

August 27, 1915
Oakland, California, U.S.
DiedMarch 20, 2000(2000-03-20) (aged 84)
Oakland, California, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
ResidencePiedmont, 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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