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William C. Norton


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-02-1873 Independent AD-20 0 Win
09-04-1877 Republican SD-22 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: December 20, 1828 in Madison, Ohio
Died: May 11, 1890 in Auburn, CA

1860: Changed party affiliation from Democrat to Republican.
1876: Chairman, California Republican Party Convention

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: "Pen Portraits" Compiled by R.R. Parkinson, Submitted by Nancy Pratt Melton as part of the California Genealogy & History Archives

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