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John A. McGilvray

January 9, 1923 to July 2, 1923

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John A. McGilvray was born in 1882; he practiced law in Sacramento and served as a deputy legislative counsel. He was appointed as Legislative Counsel by Governor F. W. Richardson, but left office after a short time to take a position on the State Industrial Accident Commission. Later, Mr. McGilvray served as chair of the Sacramento County Civil Service Commission and as counsel for the California Press Association and the California Newspaper Publishers’ Association.

He was married, and was the father of five children. John McGilvray died in Sacramento on November 10, 1938.