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Gilbert A. Grant


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-02-1857 Republican SD-05 0 Win
09-01-1858 Republican SD-05 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Gilbert Allen Grant
Born: March 17, 1817 in Rockinham, Vermont
Married: Helen St John Aikens (m. 1843), Sarah Marie Beach (m. 1847, d. 1857)
Children: Helen St. John, Catherine, Allen Dudley, and Edward Norton
Died: December 31, 1860 in San Francisco, CA

  • Grant arrived in California in 1849, so he doesn't appear to have been the same person as G. A. Grant, who represented Sacramento in the first legislature.

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: San Francisco Cemetery Records, 1848-1863 by Tamalpais Chapter, DAR (1938)

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