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Antonio M. De la Guerra


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-03-1851 Democratic SD-03 0 Win
11-02-1852 Democratic SD-03 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Antonio Maria de Altagracia Francisco Remigio de la Guerra
Born: 1825 in Santa Barbara, Alta California Territory, First Mexican Republic [now California]
Married: Maria Antonia Carrillo
Children: Fourteen children
Military Service: ARMY (Indian Wars)
Died: November 28, 1881 in Santa Barbara, CA

1849: Secretary, Santa Barbara City Council
1850s: Member, Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors

  • The De La Guerra Commons, located on the U.C. Santa Barbara campus, are named for the De La Guerra family, "which took an important part in Santa Barbara affairs in the early nineteenth century."
  • Be Fruitful and Multiply: De le Guerra had fourteen children. 
  • UNACKNOWLEDGED LATINO: This elected official was excluded from the list of "Previous Latino Members of the Legislature" by the Latino Legislative Caucus [accessed 6/1/2011]. This list was later corrected by renaming it "California Latino Legislative Caucus Former Members" [as of 2/16/2014].

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: The Centennial of The University of California, 1868-1968

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