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Charles Duncombe

Anti-Lecompton Democratic

Picture of Charles Duncombe
Northern Blue Publishing
Date Party Office Votes Result
09-01-1858 Anti-Lecompton Democratic AD-09 0 Win
03-02-1859 Anti-Lecompton Democratic AD-09 0 Win
09-03-1862 Union AD-16 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: July 28, 1792 in Connecticut
Married: Lucy Millard
Military Service: Canadian Rebel (1837 Upper Canada Rebellion, Duncombe's Rebellion)
Died: October 1, 1867 in Hicksville, CA

1830-1836: Member, Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada
1837-1838: Leader in the movement to create a Republic of Canada (not a filibuster)

  • Duncombe was the oldest member of the State Assembly in 1863 at age 70.
  • LEGAL TROUBLE: After leading a rebellion against the British Empire (Duncombe's Rebellion), Duncombe was sentenced to death and fled to the United States to avoid his sentence. Death Penalty

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)

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