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A. G. Bennett

Republican

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1892 Republican AD-55 0 Win
Website: www.findagrave.com/memorial/15359602/augustus-griffin-bennett
 

Candidate Biography:

Augustus Griffin Bennett, Sr.
Born: 1836 in Oneida Co., New York
Married: Mary E. Jones (m. 1867)
Child: Augustus G. Jr.
Military Service: ARMY (Civil War)
Died: Died: August 8, 1897 in San Jose, CA

1870s or 1880s: Member, San Jose City Council
1894: Resigned from the State Assembly on April 13.

  • Accepted the Confederate surrender of the city of Charleston, South Carolina in 1865.
  • Served with the 81st New York Infantry & 21st U.S. Colored Infantry

Source: https://www.mercurynews.com/2011/04/18/herhold-civil-war-letter-finds-way-to-san-jose/
Source: http://www.mariposaresearch.net/santaclararesearch/SCBIOS/agbennett.html