Frederick A. SnyderDemocratic
Born: December 21, 1828 in St. Clair County, Illinois
Military Service: ARMY (Mexican-American War)
Died: July 23, 1854 "while on his way to Lake Bigler [Tahoe, CA]"
1853: Resigned from the State Assembly on April 1.
- ELECTED TO FILL THEIR OWN VACANCIES: On April 1, 1853, John Sime, Elcan Heydenfeldt, James M. Taylor, Frederick A. Snyder, and Samuel Flower all resigned from the Assembly. All but Snyder then ran for their vacated seats in the subsequent Special Election, all were reelected, and sworn back into office on April 18th.
Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)