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The 1953 election for Mayor of Los Angeles took place on April 7, 1953, with a run-off election on May 26, 1953. Incumbent Fletcher Bowron was defeated by Norris Poulson.

1961 Los Angeles mayoral election

The 1961 election for Mayor of Los Angeles took place on April 4, 1961, with a run-off election on May 31, 1961. Incumbent Norris Poulson was defeated by Sam Yorty.

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Poulson is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:


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C. Norris Poulson
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36th Mayor of Los Angeles
In office
July 1, 1953 July 1, 1961
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the  U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 13th congressional district

Succeeded by
Preceded by Member of the  U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 13th congressional district

Succeeded by
Preceded by
Member of the  U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 24th congressional district

Succeeded by