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Henry E. Robinson

Democratic

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)

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