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Samuel W. Backus

Republican

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-04-1877 Republican AD-13 0 Win
Website: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_W._Backus
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1844 in New York
Married.
Military Service: ARMY (Civil War)

1880-1882: Adjutant General of California

  • High Rank: Brigadier General (California State Militia)

Source: California Blue Book (1913-15)
Source: Pen Portraits Compiled by R.R. Parkinson, Submitted by Nancy Pratt Melton as part of the California Genealogy & History Archives
Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)

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