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A. P. Whitney

Republican

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-04-1877 Republican SD-21 0 Win
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1825 in Maine
Died: February 10, 1884 in San Francisco, CA

1855: Co-Founder, City of Kingston [Minnesota]
1858-1859: County Commissioner, Meeker County [Minnesota]
1858: Representative, Minnesota State Legislature*
1876: Delegate, Republican National Convention
1880-1884: Member, Board of Prison Directors

  • Whitney never served as a member of either the Minnesota Territorial or State Legislatures. However, a legislature was elected for the 1858 but were never called into session because the work of the 1857 Legislature was felt to be adequate enough to render an 1858 session unnecessary. Whitney left Minnesota for California in 1859.

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: "Pen Portraits" Compiled by R.R. Parkinson, Submitted by Nancy Pratt Melton as part of the California Genealogy & History Archives

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