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Henry Ward Brown

Republican

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1898 Republican AD-52 1359 Win
11-06-1900 Republican AD-52 1667 Win
11-04-1902 Republican AD-53 1405 Win
11-08-1910 Republican AD-53 2435 Win
11-05-1912 Republican AD-42 3374 Win
11-03-1914 Republican AD-42 3976 Win
Website: www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=113076148
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: October 18, 1852 in Orland, Maine
Married.
Died (in office): June 16, 1916 in South San Francisco, CA

1884-1886: Deputy U.S. Surveyor of Customs, Port of San Francisco
1889-1893: Deputy U.S. Shipping Commission of San Francisco
1911: Opponent, Proposition 18 ("Giving the legislature the power to establish inferior courts")
1915: Candidate for Assembly Speaker (Lost; 20 to 55)

  • Recall: Brown was one of 10 State Assemblymen (and 14 Legislators overall) who voted against SCA 23 (1911), which gave California voters the ability to recall statewide and legislative elected officials. 
  • "Firm, yet courteous, he endeared himself to his friends and enemies alike and won their admiration and respect for his talents and integrity." From the Assembly Resolution honoring Brown [Assembly Journal of 1917, Page 19]

Source: California Blue Book (1903), (1911)