New water district director, Elbert Montgomery Feb 1953.
of of! as male " FORD Kin"; Co --Ove-a --Ove-a i UKJJ, Kings uo.--uve. whelming support for the tion of the Kings County Wat. District was given by voters in y: -' -"day's special election in Kings Voters Water District 1,726 To 70 Okeh the northeastern area- of che county. The final vote in the nine jsolidated precincts was 1,726 in ifavor of the district, and 70 op- posed. The election also resulted in the ratification of fill five directors directors of the district. Louis Giacomazzi,, Giacomazzi,, Louis E. Hansen, A. Howe, Frank Martin, Jr., Elbert Montgomery. The Kings County Water District comprises an area of approximately approximately 1401000 acres, anJ was advocated by the Wr.ter Protective League, a group of Hanford area farmers formed to combat the pumping and trans portation out of the area of derground, water supplies. Water frcjm this district in the past ibeen taken 30 miles away to from]Tulare Lake Basin area.