Cesar Chavez, Founder, United Farm Workers
Jesse Jackson, Assistant to Martin Luther King, Jr., 1965-68; Organizer, Operation PUSH, 1971, and Rainbow Coalition, 1984; Candidate for the Democratic Party Presidential Nomination, 1984, 1988
Abzug, Bella S., 1920- Member from New York, U.S. House of Representatives, 1971-75
Dellums, Ronald V., 1935- Member from California (Democrat), U.S. House of Representatives, 1971-98; mayor, Oakland (Calif.), 2007-11
West, Louis Jolyon, 1924- Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oklahoma School of Medicine, circa 1953-69
Rockefeller, Nelson A. 1908-1979.- U.S. undersecretary of health, education and welfare, 1953-54; governor, New York, 1958-73; unsuccessful candidate for Republican presidential nomination, 1964; U.S. vice president, 1974-77
Poole, Cecil F., 1914- Clemency secretary to Governor Brown of California, 1959-61; United States Attorney; U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit judge, 1979- .
Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996. - Governor of California, 1959-67; founding chairman, California Council for Environmental and Economic Balance (1973). Also known as Pat Brown and Edmund G. Brown Sr.
Knowland, William F. (William Fife), 1908-1974. - Member from California, U.S. Senate, 1945-58; majority leader, U.S. Senate, 1953-55; minority leader, U.S. Senate, 1955-59; candidate for governor of California, 1958