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George J. Hatfield
Member of the California Senate
from the 24th district

In office
January 4, 1943 - November 15, 1953
Preceded by Peter P. Myhand
Succeeded by James A. Cobey
32nd Lieutenant Governor of California

In office
January 8, 1935 – January 2, 1939
Governor Frank Merriam
Preceded by Frank Merriam
Succeeded by Ellis E. Patterson
Personal details
Born (1887-10-29)October 29, 1887
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Died November 15, 1953(1953-11-15) (aged 66)
Palo Alto, California, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Judith Barlow Hogan (m. 1917)
Children 3
Military service
Service/branch  United States Army
United States Navy
Battles/wars World War I

George Juan Hatfield (October 29, 1887 – November 15, 1953) served as U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California from 1925–33 and was the 32nd Lieutenant Governor of California from 1935 to 1939 serving under Governor Frank Merriam. In 1953 there was a state park area created located near Turlock named after him. There was also a bridge named the "George J. Hatfield Bridge" which was located along Route 165 at the San Joaquin River in Merced County.[1]


In 1917, Hatfield married Judith Barlow Hogan. Together they had three children: Janine Snyder, Mary Elizabeth Gracier, and Georgette Judith Kelley.[1]


Hatfield graduated from the University of Stanford and received his doctor degree of jurisprudence.[2]


Hatfield served in the United States Army in World War I and also in United States Navy.[1]



From 1922 to around 1950, Hatfield was a member of the Republican State Central Committee.[1]


From 1923-1927 he was an active member of the California Veterans Welfare Board.[1]


From 1925-1933 Hatfield was the U.S. Attorney for Northern California.[1]


Hatfield Served in the California State Senate from 1943 until his death in 1953.[1]


Hatfield died on November 15, 1953.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Frank Merriam
Lieutenant Governor of California
Succeeded by
Ellis E. Patterson


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