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E. Gould Buffum

Independent

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-06-1854 Independent AD-05 0 Win
Website: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Gould_Buffum
 

Candidate Biography:

Edward Gould Arnold Buffum
Born: 1820 in Rhode Island (many sources)
Born: April 7, 1823 in Fall River, Massachusetts
Married: Eliza Wilkinson
Military Service: ARMY (Mexican-American War)
Died: December 26, 1867 in Paris, France

1850s: Editor and Chief, Alta California newspaper

  • Suicide

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

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