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Alexander R. Andrews

Know Nothing

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-05-1855 Know Nothing AD-13 0 Win
11-03-1868 Democratic AD-26 0 Win
09-06-1871 Democratic AD-26 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1829 in Kentucky (various sources)
Married: Mary Jane Dudley (m. 1857)
Died: December 25, 1901 in Redding, CA 

1878: Delegate, Second Constitutional Convention (Sacramento)

  • Various sources put his date of birth at 1827, 1829, or 1830. His gravestone says 1829.

PLACENAME: Andrews Creek (in Shasta Co.) is named for Alexander.

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: Legislative Guide... of all the State Officers and Members of the Legislature... by Kean & Dudley (H.S. Crocker and Co.; 1871)

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