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Elisha O. Crosby


Date Party Office Votes Result
06-03-1849 Nonpartisan Delegate 0 Win
11-13-1849 Nonpartisan SD-Sacramento 2608 Win
10-07-1850 Democratic SD-14 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Elisha Oscar Crosby
Born: 1815 in Tompkins County, New York
Died: June 20, 1895 in Alameda, CA

1849: Delegate, First California Constitutional Convention (representing Sacramento District)
1849: Election Prefect (elections monitor) for the first California election
1849: Candidate for Senate President Pro Tem (Lost; 5 to 8)
Later: U.S. Minister to Guatemala
Later: Justice of the Peace, Alameda County

Source: California Blue Book (1924)
Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis
Source: Governmental Roster, 1889. State and County Governments of California by W. C. Hendricks

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