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Lorenzo Hubbard


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-02-1863 Union AD-23 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Lorenzo Dow Hubbard
Born: December 7, 1809 in Broome Hills, New York
Married: Evaline Van Dyck (in 1834)
Children: Elizabeth (Liz) Hubbard, Charles Goodyear Hubbard, Cornelias Van Dyck Hubbard, Eveline Hubbard, and Lorenzo Dean Hubbard
Military Service: ARMY (Modoc War)
Died: October 3, 1871 in Camp Bidwell, CA

1850s: Resident Physician, State Marine Hospital (San Francisco)
1855: Founding Trustee, San Francisco Water Company
1863-1865: Enrollment Surgeon, U.S. Army [California's Northern District] ("examined U.S. Army recruits, draftees, and substitutes to determine their fitness for military service.")
1864: Visiting Physician, Stockton Insane Asylum
1870: Physician Surgeon, Fort Alcatraz

  • PLACENAME: Hubbard Mound is a small mountain (elevation 92 feet) just north of Gold Beach, Oregon which was named for Hubbard (an early settler in the area). The nearest road is Mound Way, Gold Beach, Oregon (which is just east of the mound).
  • Although the Modoc War didn't start for another couple months, Hubbard was stationed at Camp Bidwell as a surgeon in anticipation of that conflict when he died of dysentery.

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: Descendants of George Hubbard (1601-1685) of Middletown, CT and Related Lines []