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Philip Lynch

Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-01-1858 Democratic AD-17 0 Win
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: September 3, 1822 in Pennsylvania
Died: February 13, 1872 in Gold Hill, Nevada

1863-1872: Owner and Editor, Gold Hill Daily News

 

  • Famous Author: Referenced as the recipient of a letter in Roughing it by Mark Twain.

 

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: The newspapers of Nevada: a history and bibliography, 1854-1979 by Richard E. Lingenfelter, Karen Rix Gash
Source: "Obituary," Sacramento Daily Union 16 February 1872

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