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Henry E. Robinson


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-13-1849 Nonpartisan SD-Sacramento 2429 Win
10-07-1850 Democratic SD-12 1138 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1810 in Connecticut
Died: January 9, 1880 in Norwalk, Connecticut

1849: Postmaster, Sacramento Post Office
1849: Election Monitor, August 1 Election
1850s: Member, Sacramento City Council

  • Some sources give Robinson's middle initial as "C". 
  • Arrived in California in February 1849 on the steamer California, the first steamer to enter the port of San Francisco.

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: "The Names of the President and Senators of the First Senate of the State of California. Convened at the Capitol of San Jose, December the 15th, One Thousand Eight Hundred and Forty Nine." (1849)