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John Briggs
California State Senator, 35th District
In office
Preceded by James Edward Whetmore
Succeeded by John F. Seymour
California State Assemblyman, 69th District
In office
Preceded by Kenneth Cory
Succeeded by William E. Dannemeyer
California State Assemblyman, 35th District
In office
Preceded by Gordon W. Duffy
Succeeded by Gary K. Hart
Personal details
Born March 8, 1930 (1930-03-08) (age 91)
Mitchell, South Dakota
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Carmen Nicasio Briggs
Profession Politician, United States Air Force Pilot

John V. Briggs (born March 8, 1930) is an American politician who was the California State Assembly and the California State Senate. He is perhaps best known for sponsoring Proposition 6 in 1978, also known as the Briggs Initiative, a failed measure which attempted to remove all gay or lesbian school employees or their supporters from their jobs.

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