William M. Gwin Jr.Democratic
William McKendree Gwin, Jr.
Born: 1844 in Mississippi
Family: Son of William M. Gwin
- Gwinn was the likely the youngest member of the Senate in 1869 at age 25.
Source: Legislative Guide... of all the State Officers and Members of the Legislature... by Kean & Dudley (H.S. Crocker and Co.; 1871)
Source: "Pen Portraits" Compiled by R.R. Parkinson, Submitted by Nancy Pratt Melton as part of the California Genealogy & History Archives