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1969–76: Mayor Henry G. Whiddon, accused by federal prosecutors of understating his income by a total of $748,650 from 1970 to 1972.  Dismissed by the U.S. attorney’s office “in the interests of justice.”

“Ex-Rosemead Mayor Among 11 Indicted on U.S. Tax Charges,” Los Angeles Times, March 26, 1976, page B-22

“The State,” Los Angeles Times, May 20, 1976, page B-2]

1980–86: Council Member Luis Tury Jr., pleaded guilty in federal court to mail fraud and paying kickbacks to secure government contracts for his machine shop.

Denise-Marie Santiago, “Councilman Pleads Guilty, Prepares to Resign Post,” Los Angeles Times, September 14, 1986, page SG-1


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