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George W. Leihy

Know Nothing

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-05-1855 Know Nothing AD-09 0 Win
Website: www.odmp.org/officer/8041-deputy-marshal-george-w.-leihy
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1818 in New York
Killed: November 18, 1866 in Bell's Canyon, Arizona

1864: Councilmember [now the Senate], Arizona Territorial Legislature

  • Leihy was a Deputy U.S. Marshall who was killed by Tonto Apaches after offending some of the local indians that he was responsible for as an indian agent.

Source: Catch the stage to Phoenix by Leland J. Hanchett
Source: History of Arizona, Vol III (1916) by Thomas Edwin Farish. http://southwest.library.arizona.edu/hav3/
Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)

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