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Former California Assembly member Katcho Achadjian dies aged 68

Former California lawmaker Katcho Achadjian died at the age of 68, his family confirmed. Katcho Achadjian represented California's Central Coast in the state Assembly for three terms, AP reported.

Former California Assembly member Katcho Achadjian dies aged 68

Former California Assembly member Katcho Achadjian dies aged 68
STEPANAKERT, MARCH 6, ARTSAKHPRESS: Born in Lebanon to Armenian parents, Achadjian came to the U.S. in 1971. After earning a business administration degree from California Polytechnic State University, he purchased a small business that expanded into multiple stores and gas stations throughout San Luis Obispo County. San Luis Obispo County voters elected Achadjian to the Board of Supervisors in 1998. He served on the board until his election to the Assembly in 2010.