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Warren S. Montgomery


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-02-1863 Democratic SD-05 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: April 10, 1841 in Springfield, Kentucky
Married: Mary Foreman (m. 1865)
Child: Warren
Family: Brother John M. Montgomery
Died: February 28, 1894 in Stockton, CA

  • NOTABLE NO VOTE (Slavery): Montgomery was one of 4 State Senators (and 15 Legislators overall) who voted against SJR 1 (1865), adopting the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which officially ended slavery in the United States.
  • YOUNGEST: Montgomery was the youngest State Senator in 1863, at 22 years old. [Source: Daily Alta California, Volume 18, Number 5820, 15 February 1866]

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