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Theodore H. Hittell


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-03-1879 Republican SD-13 0 Win
11-02-1880 Republican SD-13 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Theodore Henry Hittell
Born: April 5, 1830 in Marietta, Pennsylvania
Married: Elise Christine Wiehe (m. 1858, d. 1900)
Children: Catherine Hermanna, Charles Jacob and Franklin Theodore
Died: February 23, 1917 in San Francisco, CA

  • LEGISLATIVE HISTORIAN: Hittell was one of the great legislative historians in California, from a period of the 1860s until his death in 1917.
  • Hittell was one of the most important authors on the subject of California history, writing (among other things);
    The Civil Practice Act of the State of California (1863)
    The Generals Laws of California (2 volumes) in 1865
    The Codes and Statutes of the State of California (2 volumes) in 1876 and 1880
    History of California (4 volumes) in 1885-1897
    A Brief History of California in 1898

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