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Walter Murray


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-01-1858 Democratic AD-02 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: December 9, 1826 in London, England
Married: Mercedes Espinosa (in 1853)
Children: Mercedes Andrea, Anita, Sarah Conception Josephine, Walter Alexander, Frances, and James Alfred
Military Service: ARMY (Mexican-American War)
Died: October 5, 1875 in San Luis Obispo, CA

1858: Leader, San Luis Obispo Committee of Vigilance
1869: District Attorney, San Luis Obispo County
1869: Founder and Publisher, San Luis Obispo Tribune
1873-1875: Justice, First Judicial District

  • PLACENAME: The Walter Murray Adobe is located at 747 Monterey Street in San Luis Obispo.
  • Be Fruitful and Multiply: Murray had six children.

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)