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John S. Bradford

Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-13-1849 Nonpartisan AD-Sonoma 0 Win
10-07-1850 Democratic AD-11 0 Win
Website: www.findagrave.com/memorial/24551868/john-s_-bradford
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: June 9, 1815 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Married: Adeline M. Semple (m. 1841)
Children: Children: William, John, Susan A., Oscar, Donald, and Eugene
Family: Brother-in-law of Robert Semple (Delegate to the 1849 Constitutional Convention)
Military Service: ARMY (Mexican War, Civil War)
Died: January 28, 1892 in Springfield, Illinois

1866: Mayor, City of Springfield, Illinois [Illinois]
1857: Superintendent of Public Instruction, Sangamon County

  • Bradford was the first State Assemblyman to represent Marin County after its incorporation.
  • Bradford was the first State Assemblyman to represent Mendocino County after its incorporation.
  • Bradford was the first State Assemblyman to represent Napa County after its incorporation.

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)