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John H. Saunders


Date Party Office Votes Result
04-18-1853 Democratic AD-06 0 Win
09-04-1867 Democratic SD-08 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

John Henry Saunders
Born: December 3, 1821 in Cincinnati, Ohio
Died: September 3, 1885 in San Rafael, CA

1854: Trustee, San Francisco Gas Company
1862-1866: City and County Attorney of San Francisco
1880s: Member, San Rafael Town Trustees

  • PLACENAME: Saunders Avenue in San Anselmo is likely named for Saunders, who used to own the land.

Source: Anthropographic Chart of the 17th Session of the Legislature... (Sacramento; Russell & Winterburn's, 1867)
Source: Biography on website (accessed 8/7/2015)

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