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Alexander B. Nixon

Republican

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-02-1857 Republican SD-09 934 Loss
09-04-1861 Republican SD-16 0 Win
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1821 in Ohio
Died: November 2, 1889 in Sacramento, CA

1860s: Enrollment Surgeon, U.S. Army [California's Central District] ("examined U.S. Army recruits, draftees, and substitutes to determine their fitness for military service.")
1860-1870s: Chief, Central Pacific Railroad Hospital (in Sacramento)
1884: Candidate for Mayor of Sacramento (Lost)

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: Unitarian Universalist Society of Sacramento - The First Half Century (1868–1915) [website at uuss.org]
Source: Descendants of George Hubbard (1601-1685) of Middletown, CT and Related Lines [rootsweb.ancestry.com]

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