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Alexander G. Abell


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-03-1862 Union SD-08 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Alexander Gordon Abell
Born: 1820 in New York
Children: Mrs. C. S. Tripler and Mrs. C. M. Bailey
Died: December 28, 1890 in San Francisco, CA

1845-1846: United States Consul to the Island of Hawaii
1846: Editor, The Sandwich Island News (Hawaii)
1852: Abell leased Santa Cruz Island (off Santa Barbara) from the Department of the Interior for 1 year.
1857-1860: President, Society of California Pioneers

  • Abell died in 1890 "due to a general breeaking up of the constitution from old age."
  • PUBLISHED: Abell wrote Life of John Tyler, a volume published by Harper & Brothers in 1843.

Source: "Alexander G. Abell", San Francisco Call, Volume 69, Number 26, 26 December 1890. [accessed 2/16/2014]
Source: Alexander G. Abell Correspondence, Syracuse University [accessed 2/16/2014]

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