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  Hahn, Kenneth Frederick
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NameKenneth Frederick Hahn
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Los Angeles, California , United States
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Born August 19, 1920
DiedOctober 12, 1997 (77 years)
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Jun 02, 2005 01:24am
Tags U.S. Navy - Church of Christ -
Infoformer member of Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors (elected 10 times)

Hahn was instrumental in bringing the Los Angeles Dodgers to the West Coast from Brooklyn and transforming the infrastructure of Los Angeles into a modern metropolitan region. He served 49 years in public office before retiring in 1992 after suffering a debilitating stroke.

Born in Los Angeles in 1920, Hahn was a teacher before entering politics. He was elected to city council in 1946 and went on to become a Los Angeles County supervisor, one of the most powerful municipal positions in county government.

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FAMILY
Son James K. "Jim" Hahn 1950-
Daughter Janice Hahn 1952-
Father John Hahn 1878-1920
Brother Gordon Hahn 1919-2001

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  06/07/1988 Los Angeles County Supervisor - District 2 Won 84.18% (+80.26%)
  06/05/1984 Los Angeles County Supervisor - District 2 Won 86.82% (+82.46%)
  06/03/1980 Los Angeles County Supervisor - District 2 Won 87.66% (+79.09%)
  06/08/1976 Los Angeles County Supervisor - District 2 Won 81.25% (+74.10%)
  06/06/1972 Los Angeles County Supervisor - District 2 Won 85.32% (+70.64%)
  06/02/1970 CA US Senate - D Primary Lost 17.19% (-24.39%)
  06/04/1968 Los Angeles County Supervisor - District 2 Won 68.66% (+37.32%)
  06/02/1964 Los Angeles County Supervisor - District 2 Won 86.64% (+73.39%)
  06/07/1960 Los Angeles County Supervisor - District 2 Won 85.59% (+71.19%)
  06/05/1956 Los Angeles County Supervisor - District 2 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1952 Los Angeles County Supervisor - District 2 - Runoff Won 53.52% (+7.04%)
  06/03/1952 Los Angeles County Supervisor - District 2 Won 44.54% (+8.97%)
  04/10/1951 Los Angeles City Council - District 08 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  04/10/1949 Los Angeles City Council - District 08 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  04/10/1947 Los Angeles City Council - District 08 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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Los Angeles County Assessor - Jun 07, 1994 N Kenneth P. Hahn