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Thomas C. Brunton

Know Nothing

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-05-1855 Know Nothing AD-07 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1807 in Pennsylvania
Child: Mary E.
Died: December 2, 1860 near Sonora, CA

  • Brunton was stabbed to death by robbers.
  • During a robbery in 1855, Brunton was chloroformed and then had his throat cut. He survived.

Source: A History of Tuolumne County California published by B. F. Alley (1882; Reprinted in 1973)