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Moses Stout

Know Nothing

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-02-1857 Know Nothing AD-09 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1796 in North Carolina
Military Service: Tennessee Militia (War of 1812)
Died: December 20, 1879 in Sacramento County, CA

1830s?: Member, Arkansas State Legislature [Washington Co.]

  • Stout was the oldest Assemblyman in the 1858 Legislature at 60 years old. [Source: Daily Alta California, Volume X, Number 10, 11 January 1858]

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: "Death of an old resident," Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 8, Number 351, 30 December 1879