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Ed Lewis

Republican

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-1918 Republican AD-08 6022 Win
11-02-1920 Republican AD-08 6556 Win
Website: www.findagrave.com/memorial/137612598/james-edwin-lewis
 

Candidate Biography:

James Edwin “Ed” Lewis
Born: February 9, 1873 in Marysville, CA
Married: Hattie Wren (m. 1900, d. 1903), Effie Louise Sailor
Child: Garrett Wren Lewis
Military Service: ARMY (Spanish-American War)
Died: September 11, 1928 in Lake Almanor [Plumas Co.], CA

1923-1928: Postmaster of Marysville, CA

  • OUCH: Lewis and E. M. Smith died on September 11th when Smith's boat capsized in a storm during a fishing trip on the lake. Smith's body was recovered on the 12th but Lewis wasn't found until the 19th. Mrs. Smith was rescued "after clinging for six hours to the capsized boat from which her husband and Postmaster Ed. J. Lewis, of Marysville were drowned..." (Source: San Pedro News Pilot)

Source: "Marysville Postermaster's Body Found" Santa Cruz Evening News, Volume 42, Number 115, 19 September 1928
Source: "RESCUE WOMAN AS TWO DROWN" San Pedro News Pilot, Volume I, Number 164, 12 September 1928