Saturday, July 16, 2016

John Harmer 1934 -


John L. Harmer (born April 28, 1934) is a former California politician who served in the California State Senate as a Republican from 1966 to 1974. He went on to serve briefly as the 40th Lieutenant Governor of California from 1974 to 1975, after the resignation of Edwin Reinecke on October 4, 1974. Departing Governor Ronald Reagan appointed him to the post. He is now the vice president of Geely-USA, the American Division of the Chinese car maker Geely that along with Chery is one of the first Chinese automobile manufacturers to export to North American shores.

Harmer wrote the book Reagan: Man of Principle.

Harmer served as chairman of the Lighted Candle Society an organization opposed to pornography, and has filed briefs with the United States Supreme Court against pornography.

Harmer currently resides in Bountiful, Utah,  His wife Carolyn. Harmer is deceased as of 2015..

The Lighted Candle Society is directed by ten trustees who are responsible for the ongoing activities of the foundation. The trustees are:

CHAIRMAN: John L. Harmer
Mr. Harmer has had forty years of experience as an attorney, an elected public official, and an individual citizen in opposition to the production, distribution and consumption of pornography. He has collaborated on many legal briefs presented to various courts on pornography cases, including the Supreme Court of the United States. He is the author of various publications regarding pornography. The Lighted Candle Society now distributes his book which details his forty years of fighting against the pornography industry which is entitled, “A War We Must Win”.