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Tallant Tubbs served in the California legislature and during World War I he served in the United States Army.


Tubbs, Tallant was born on May 8, 1897 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Austin Chapin and Anne Tallant (Brodie) Tubbs.


Educated private schools, Californiastudent, Yale University, 1917-1918.


Director Tubbs Cordage Company, San Francisco. Member California State Senate, 1925-1933. Republican nominee for United States Senate for California, 1932.

Member executive committee California State Republican Committee, 1936. Appointment by Governor of California Commissioner Golden Gate International Exposition, 1937. Special writer San Francisco Chronicle, 1935-1941.


  • He was the Republican "wet" candidate for the United States Senate in California in 1932, losing to William Gibbs McAdoo, Jr. Tallant Tubbs was the grandson of Alfred L. Tubbs, a founder of the Tubbs Cordage Co. of San Francisco.


Vice chairman California Veterans for Earl Warren for Governor, 1950. Vice chairman California Veterans for Eisenhower-Nixon, 1952, 56. Vice chairman California Veterans for Nixon-Lodge, 1960, California Veterans for Nixon for Governor, 1962.

Served with United States Army, 1918. Active duty United States Marine Corps, 1942-1946. Captain on staff of commander-in-chief Pacific Fleet, 1945.

Member Native Sons Golden West, American Legion (Commander Frederick G. Bunch Post), United Veterans of the Republic, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Elks, Odd Fellows, Pacific Union Club, University Club, PRess Club, San Francisco Club, Golf Club (San Francisco), Sutter Club (Sacramento), Santa Barbara Club, Valley Club of Santa Barbara, Burlingame (California) Country Club, The River Club, Yale Club, Knickerbocker Club, Racquet and Tennis Club (New York ).


Married Olivia Pillsbury Gibson, September 22, 1931 (divorced 1937).

Austin Chapin Tubbs

Anne Tallant (Brodie) Tubbs

Olivia Pillsbury Gibson