William J. GravesDemocratic
William James Graves
Born: January 10, 1830 in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia
Married: Maria de la Soledad Pico
Children: Ernesto, James M., Virginia Thorpe, Lucy, Augustus M., and Lizzie E.
Military Service: ARMY (Mexican War)
Died: August 2, 1884 in San Luis Obispo, CA
1879: Delegate, Second Constitutional Convention (Sacramento)
- Be Fruitful and Multiply: Graves had six children.
Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: Directory of the California Legislature. Twenty-First Session, 1875-6 by William Halley (1876)