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J. J. Owen


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-03-1862 Union AD-07 1684 Win
09-02-1863 Union AD-07 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born in July 22, 1827 in Onondaga County, New York
Children: Six

1850s: Superintendent of Schools [New York] (three years)
1857: Assemblymember, New York State Legislature
1861-1884: Editor and Proprietor, San Jose Daily Mercury (eventually sold the paper to Charles M. Shortridge)
1864: Speaker pro Tem, California State Assembly

  • Be Fruitful and Multiply: Owen had six children.

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