Larry Chimbole was born on May 22, 1919, and died on November 10, 2015.
He was a United States Army veteran of World War II, California politician, and a member of the Democratic party.
A city councilman and then mayor of Palmdale, Larry won election to the California State Assembly in 1974 by defeating Republican Kenneth Hall, then chief deputy director of the California Department of Finance.
In 1976 he narrowly defeated Republican Phil Wyman, vice president of the Antelope Valley Board of Trade.
In 1978, however, Wyman came back to beat Chimbole.
From 1996 to 2000 Larry was a member of the Antelope Valley Hospital District Board.
The Larry Chimbole Cultural Center is located in Palmdale, California.
Larry Chimbole passed away at age 96 on November 10, 2015.