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Archibald C. Peachy


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-03-1851 Democratic AD-06 0 Win
12-10-1859 Democratic SD-05 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Archibald Carey Peachy
Born: October 8, 1820 in Virginia
Died: April 17, 1883 in San Francisco, CA

1849: Solicitor, Muncipality of San Francisco
1849-1861: Partner, Halleck, Peachy & Billings (Law Firm)

  • Legal Troubles: Peachy wounded James Blain in a duel with pistols in 1852. [Source:]
  • On June 11, 1869, Archibald C. Peachy and William H. Aspinwall purchased Coronado Island (San Diego) from Pedro C. Carrillo.

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