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William W. Stow


Date Party Office Votes Result
10-08-1853 Whig AD-04 0 Win
09-06-1854 Whig AD-03 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1824 in Binghamton, New York
Married: Ann Eliza Patterson
Children: Six
Died: 1895 in San Francisco, CA

1855: Speaker, California State Assembly
1856: [Know Nothing] Primary Candidate for Governor (Lost)
1878-1893: Attorney for the Southern Pacific Railroad
1889-1893: Member, Golden Gate Park Board

  • PLACENAME: Stow Lake (in San Francisco) is named for Speaker Stow.

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