William C. NortonRepublican
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