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Nelson Taylor


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-13-1849 Nonpartisan SD-San Joaquin 1755 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: June 8, 1821 in South Norwalk, Connecticut
Military Service: ARMY (Civil War)
Died: January 16, 1894 in South Norwalk, Connecticut

1850: Expelled from the State Senate on February 8th.
1850-1856: President, State Insane Asylum Board of Trustees
1854-1856: San Joaquin County Sheriff
1860: Candidate for Congress [New York] (Lost)
1865-1867: Member, United States House of Representatives [New York]
1866: Candidate for Congress [New York] (Lost)
1860s: City Attorney, City of South Norwalk [Connecticut]

Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []
Source: Journal of the State Senate of California of 1850 (1850), p. 164

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