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Josiah P. Ames

Republican

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-04-1877 Republican AD-08 0 Win
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1829 in England
Military Service: ARMY (1846-1848 Occupation of California)

1880-1883: Warden, San Quentin State Prison

Source: Pen Portraits Compiled by R.R. Parkinson, Submitted by Nancy Pratt Melton as part of the California Genealogy & History Archives
Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)

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