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Edward I. "Ed" Wolfe

Republican

Picture of Edward I. Wolfe
CA Blue Book (1907)
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1896 Republican SD-21 0 Win
11-06-1900 Republican SD-21 4454 Win
11-08-1904 Republican SD-21 5924 Win
11-03-1908 Republican SD-21 6533 Win
11-05-1912 Republican SD-19 5499 Loss
10-08-1914 Republican SD-19 4571 Win
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: March 15, 1860 in Hull, England
Married.
Child: One daughter
Died: January 26, 1922 in San Francisco, CA

1891-1893: Secretary, San Francisco New City Hall Commission
1904-1909: President pro Tempore, California State Senate
1910: Proponent, Proposition 52 ("creating Panama Pacific International Exposition fund")

  • NOTABLE NO VOTE (California Suffrage): Wolfe was one of 5 State Senators (and 17 Legislators overall) who voted against SCA 8 (1911), which amended the State Constitution and gave women the right to vote in California. 
  • NOTABLE NO VOTE (Recall): Wright was one of 4 State Senators (and 14 Legislators overall) who voted against SCA 23 (1911), which gave California voters the ability to recall statewide and legislative elected officials.

Source: California Blue Book (1907), (1909), (1911), (1913-15)
Source: "'EDDIE’ WOLFE STATE SOLON DIES IN S. F.", Madera Mercury, 1/27/1922