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Joseph B. Lamar


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-01-1858 Democratic AD-11 0 Win
09-07-1859 Democratic AD-11 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Joseph Basil Lamar
Born: March 8, 1827 in Bibb Co., Georgia
Married: Artimesa Jane Anderson (m. 1857)
Childre: Fannie C., Walter A., John B., Leela, and Joseph L.
Died: July 27, 1892 in San Jose, CA

1860: Member, Joint Special Committee on the Mendocino Indian War
1876-1880: Member, State Board of Harbor Commissioners

  • LEGISLATION: Author the bill that organized Mendocino County out of Sonoma County

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