John Clinton Porter

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  1. Cecilia Rasmussen (November 16, 1997). "A Mayor Who Stood for Reform". Los Angeles Times . Retrieved 2015-06-25. And few among them were more colorful than John Clinton Porter, whose unique mixture of reform politics and xenophobic Protestant populism took him quite literally from the junk yard to City Hall.
  2. Stevenson, Brenda Elaine (September 1, 2015). The Contested Murder of Latasha Harlins: Justice, Gender, and the Origins of the LA Riots (1 ed.). New York: Oxford University Press. p. 186. ISBN   978-0190231019 . Retrieved 16 December 2020.
  3. "Dry Los Angeles Mayor Wins in Recall Vote; Decliner of French Wine Toast Swamps Foes". New York Times . 5 May 1932. Retrieved 2015-06-25. John Clinton Porter, as stanch a dry as the day he declined a wine toast to the French Republic at Havre, marshaled nearly 200,000 votes around his prohibition and other precepts today and was victorious in a recall election by a majority of more than 50,000.
John Clinton Porter
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Porter in 1931
33rd Mayor of Los Angeles
In office
July 1, 1929 July 1, 1933