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Benjamin Shurtleff

Union Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-04-1861 Union Democratic SD-26 0 Win
09-03-1862 Union Democratic SD-26 0 Win
06-19-1878 Delegate 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: September 7, 1821 in Carver, Massachusetts
Married: Ann M. Griffith (m. 1853, d. 1905)
Children: George C., Charles A., and Benjamin E.
Died: December 21, 1911 in Napa, CA

1849-1850: Alcalde, Reading Springs (now renamed "Shasta")
1850: County Treasurer, Shasta County
1876-1880: Member, Napa Board of City Trustees
1879: Delegate, Second Constitutional Convention (Sacramento)
1880-1890s: Member, State Asylum for the Insane at Napa Board of Trustees

  • Shurtleff was married to Ann for 52 years.