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Joseph Aram

Nonpartisan

Date Party Office Votes Result
06-03-1849 Nonpartisan Delegate 0 Win
11-13-1849 Nonpartisan AD-San Jose 0 Win
Website: www.findagrave.com/memorial/21768237/joseph-aram
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: March 24, 1810 in Oneida County, New York
Married: Mahala Birdsall (1835-1836?), Sarah M. Wright (1836-1873), Grace Gray (1876-18??)
Children: Sarah M. Cool, Eugene Aram
Military Service: ARMY (Mexican War, Occupation of California)
Died: March 10, 1898 in San Jose, CA

1849: Delegate, First California Constitutional Convention (representing San Jose District)
1850: Member, San Jose Town Council

  • Aram was a co-owner of the building that served as the State Capitol at San Jose.

Source: California Blue Book (1924)
Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis
Source: Governmental Roster, 1889. State and County Governments of California by W. C. Hendricks