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Mark W. Hannaford

Mark Warren Hannaford (February 7, 1925 – June 2, 1985) was a U.S. Representative from California.

Mark W. Hannaford
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 34th district
In office
January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1979
Preceded byRichard T. Hanna
Succeeded byDan Lungren
Personal details
Born(1925-02-07)February 7, 1925
Woodrow, Colorado
DiedJune 2, 1985(1985-06-02) (aged 60)
Lakewood, California
Political partyDemocratic Party
Alma materBall State University (B.A. 1950; M.A. 1956)
ProfessionCollege professor

Born in Woodrow, Colorado, Hannaford attended public schools in Anderson, Indiana. B.A., Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 1950. M.A., same university, 1956. He attended Yale University under John Hay Fellowship from 1961 to 1962. He served as associate professor of political science, Long Beach (California) City College from 1966 to 1975. He served in the United States Army Air Corps from 1943 to 1946. Lakewood (California) city councilman from 1966 to 1974. He served as mayor of Lakewood from 1968 to 1970 from 1972 to 1974. He served as member of the California State Democratic Central committee from 1966 to 1974. He served as delegate to Democratic National Convention, 1968.

Hannaford was elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth and to the Ninety-fifth Congresses (January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1979). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1978 to the Ninety-sixth Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination in 1980 to the Ninety-seventh Congress. He was a resident of Lakewood, Calif, until his death there on June 2, 1985.


  • United States Congress. "Mark W. Hannaford (id: H000166)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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