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Samuel I. Jamison


Picture of Samuel I. Jamison
History of Santa Clara County by J.P. Munro-Fraser
Date Party Office Votes Result
09-07-1875 Democratic AD-07 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Samuel Ignatius Jamison
Born: July 26, 1828 in Frederick, Maryland
Married: Sarah Sue Vannoy (m. 1854), Alice Bell Soward (m. 1865), Caroline W. Cleneay (m. 1869), and Martha A. Arnold (m. 1886)
Children: Priscilla A., Richard B. Jeremiah, Elinore, Francis A., Tobias J., Henry, Louise, Mary E., Edwin, Janes F., Josephine E., Tobias, Joseph S., Mary E., Peter B., Emma S., Edwin P., Robert H., Pauline and Ora B (twins), Frank C., Mary, Howard M., Eva C., Lucretia J., Samuel I. Jr., Relph L., Arnold B., and Florence
Died: February 2, 1901 in Santa Clara, CA

1869-1875?: Member, Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors

  • Be Fruitful and Multiply: Jamison had 30 children (and FindAGrave mentions them by name). Other sources set the number at 15 or 17.
  • Married four times

Source: Directory of the California Legislature. Twenty-First Session, 1875-6 by William Halley (1876)