William BlackburnKnow Nothing
Born: February 14, 1814 in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
Married: Harriet Mead
Child: Frederick Snyder
Died: March 25, 1867 in San Francisco, CA
1849: Delegate, First California Constitutional Convention (Elected from the Sacramento District but did not attend)
- DUEL: Blackburn fought a duel with William Woodcock on March 8, 1853 near Marysville. Neither party was killed.
Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis