Born: 1819 in Erie County, New York
Married: Jane Edwards (in 1849)
Children: Henry, Lina, and another son
Died: December 19, 1888 in Santa Cruz, CA
1854: Clerk of the Oregon Territorial Court
1850s: County Clerk, Polk County [Oregon]
1859-1862: Secretary of State [Oregon]*
1861: Mayor, City of Salem [Oregon]
Previous: Clerk of the Oregon Supreme Court [Oregon]
- Heath was the first Secretary of State for Oregon after it became a state.
Source: "The Legislature." Sacramento Daily Record-Union, 1 January 1883, Page 12.
Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)