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Frederick A. Hihn


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1868 Independent AD-06 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Frederick Augustus Hihn
Birthname: Friedrich August Ludewig Hühn
Born: August 16, 1829 in Holzminden, Duchy of Brunswick, Germany
Married: Therese Paggen
Children: Katie C., Louis W., August C., Fred O.,Theresa and Agnes
Died: 1913

1856: Established the Santa Cruz water system (with Elihu Anthony)
1862-1868: Member, Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors
1869: Founder, Camp Capitola
1881-1913: President, Society of California Pioneers of Santa Cruz County
1902-1905: Founding Trustee, California Polytechnic School (Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo)

  • "For at least five decades, Hihn was considered Central California’s “most important citizen.” [Source: A Researcher’s Digest on F. A. Hihn]
  • Be Fruitful and Multiply: Hihn had six children.