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Elijah Steele


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-04-1867 Democratic AD-28 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: November 13, 1817 near Albany, New York
Married: Lucia Hart (1843–1853), Louisa B. Hamblin (1858–1866), and Louisa Lanze (1875–1883)
Died: June 27, 1883 in Yreka, CA

1846: Delegate, Wisconsin Constitutional Convention
1850: State Senator, Wisconsin State Legislature
1879-1883: Justice, Siskiyou County Superior Court

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: Anthropographic Chart of the 17th Session of the Legislature... (Sacramento; Russell & Winterburn's, 1867)
Source: Wisconsin Dictionary of History by the Wisconsin Historical Society
Source: History of Siskiyou County, California by Harry Laurenz Wells