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Horace Hawes


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-05-1855 Democratic AD-05 0 Win
09-02-1863 Union SD-08 0 Win
09-05-1865 Union SD-08 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: July 10, 1813 in Danby, New York
Married: ????? (m. 1846, d. 1846), Caroline Combs (m. 1858)
Children: Horace Hawes and Caroline Combs Hawes Robinson
Died: March 12, 1871 in San Francisco, CA

1840s: U.S. Consul to the South Sea Islands
1849: Candidate for Chief Justice of the CA Supreme Court (Lost; 4%)
1849: Prefect of the District of San Francisco
1850s: District Attorney, County of San Francisco

  • Hawes Street in San Francisco is named for this individual. [Source: The Beginnings of San Francisco by Zoeth Skinner Eldredge (1912). Online at]
  • Author of the first Charter for the City of San Francisco (1857?)

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