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Patrick Munday

Douglas Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1860 Douglas Democratic AD-17 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1827 in Ireland
Military Service: ARMY (Civil War)
Died: October 14, 1878 in Cisco, CA

1860s: County Assessor, Placer County

  • Patrick Mundy was killed in a sawmill accident near Emigrant Gap. A circular saw "burst" while he was running it and part of the blade severed an artery in his thigh, and he bled to death within an hour.

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

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