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A. C. Bledsoe

Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-05-1865 Democratic AD-19 0 Win
Website: www.findagrave.com/memorial/36323791/anthony-clinton-bledsoe
 

Candidate Biography:

Anthony Clinton Bledsoe
Born: June 13, 1813 in Virginia or Tennessee
Married: Elizabeth D. Green
Children: Lucilla, Clintonia L., Sophia, Isaac L., Sarah A., John C., William O., and Alex A.
Died: April 7, 1897 in Sonoma Co., CA

  • NOTABLE NO VOTE (Slavery): Bledsoe was one of 11 Assemblymembers (and 15 Legislators overall) who voted against SJR 1 (1865), adopting the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which officially ended slavery in the United States.
  • Be Fruitful and Multiply: Bledsoe had eight children.