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Charles J. Whiting

Nonpartisan

Date Party Office Votes Result
12-22-1849 Nonpartisan Surveyor General 27 Win
Website: www.slc.ca.gov/Misc_Pages/Historical/Surveyors_General/Whiting.html
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: Massachusetts
Died: 1890

1840s: Assisstant Surveyor on the boundary between the United States and Mexico
1854-1855: Railroad construction engineer, Sacramento Valley Railroad Company
1855-1871: Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army

Whiting was the only appointed Surveyor General; all of his successors were elected to office.

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