JoinCalifornia: Election History for the State of California

Information Home Elected Offices Longest Service Shortest Service Redistricting
Elections 2020 General 2021 US Senate appt 2021 SD-30 Special Elections by Decade
Other Stuff Advanced Search Most & Fewest Votes Uncontested Races Recalls Line of Succession Highest Ranking Legislator Databases

[search tips] [advanced search]

Searching tips

  • Enter a candidate's name to find a candidate
  • Enter the name of a political party to find the party and all candidates
  • Enter a date to find an election
  • Enter a year to find all elections within that year

J. J. Owen

Union

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
Married.
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.