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C. G. W. French


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-06-1871 Republican AD-16 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Charles Grafton Wilberton French
Born: August 22, 1820 in Berkley, Massachusetts
Married: Abby Ann Haskell (m. 1861), Nancy Leecraft Manney (m. 1886, d. 1886)
Died: August 13, 1891 in San Francisco, CA

1875-1884: Chief Justice, Arizona Territorial Supreme Court

  • In the 1880s, French lived in the home that is now the Arizona Governor's Mansion.

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: Legislative Guide... of all the State Officers and Members of the Legislature... by Kean & Dudley (H.S. Crocker and Co.; 1871)

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