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Jesse S. Pitzer


Date Party Office Votes Result
01-19-1853 Democratic AD-22 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Jesse Stoneman Pitzer
Born: April 12, 1818 in Licking Couny, Ohio
Married: Rebecca Foutz (in 1841)
Died: January 25, 1877 in California

1856: Justice, 15th Judicial District

  • SHORTEST LEGISLATIVE TERM: Pitzer was sworn in when Assemblyman W. C. Martin was disqualified, but the disqualification was overturned three days later.
  • DUEL: In 1872, "H. A. Wickware was accidentally shot in an affray between Jesse S. Pitzer and Al Jenson [in Nevada]. His leg was amputated, but he subsequently died from the effects of the wound." (Source: RootsWeb)

Source: "Jesse Stoneman Pitzer" biography at RootsWeb (