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Thomas O. Larkin


Date Party Office Votes Result
06-03-1849 Nonpartisan Delegate 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Thomas Oliver Larkin
Born: September 16, 1802 in Charlestown, Massachusetts
Married: Rachel Hobson Holmes (m. 1833)
Children: Children: Isabel Ann, Thomas Oliver Jr., William Rogers, Frederick Hobson, Henry Rogers, Francis Rogers, Carolina Ann, Sophia Adeline, and Alfred Otis
Died: October 27, 1858 in Colusa, CA

1843-1846: U.S. Consul to Alta California
1850: Established the City of Benicia (with Robert Semple)
1856-1857: President, Society of California Pioneers


  • Be Fruitful and Multiply: Larkin had nine children.
  • According to Wikipedia, Larkin was a "grandson of the Deacon John Larkin who provided the horse for Paul Revere's famous ride."