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James G. Denniston

Douglas Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1860 Douglas Democratic AD-05 0 Win
09-03-1862 Union Democratic AD-08 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1824 in Newark, New Jersey
Married: Josefa de Haro Guerrero Denniston
Children: Mrs. John R. Skelly, Josephine Denniston, James Nuttman Denniston
Died: June 17, 1869 in San Francisco, CA

  • PLACENAME: Denniston Creek in San Mateo County was probably named for Denniston, who represented the County in the Assembly. [Source: California Place Names by Erwin G. Gudde, William Bright]

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