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John H. McKune


Date Party Office Votes Result
10-07-1850 Unknown SD-12 913 Loss
11-04-1856 Democratic AD-09 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: March 22, 1819 in Sullivan County, New York
Married: Mary G. Burnett (in 1855)
Children: Florence A. and Charles Ralph
Died: March 23, 1905 in Sacramento, CA

1850-1852: County Attorney, Sacramento County
1854-1856: Law Agent, U. S. Land Commission
1857: Chairman of the Committee appointed to conduct the impeachment of State Treasurer Bates
1858-1860s: Judge, Sixth Judicial District
1870-1872: Code Commissioner, State of California
1896: Candidate for Sacramento County Superior Court (Lost)

Source: “History of the State of California and Biographical Record of the Sacramento Valley, California”  by J. M. Guinn. Page 364. Chapman Publishing Co., Chicago 1906. Transcribed by Kathy Porter.

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