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R. Porter Ashe


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1898 Democratic SD-24 2425 Win
11-06-1900 Democratic CD-04 11742 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Richard Porter Ashe
Born: July 4, 1860 in California
Married: Aimee Crocker (m. 1882; div. 1887), Emilie Rathburn
Child: Gladys
Died: December 12, 1927 in San Francisco, CA

  • In 1883, Ashe saved former Governor John G. Downey from the wreckage of a train crash at Tehachapi.
  • Ashe was the first of five husbands of Amy Crocker. Her fourth and fifth husbands were Russian princes; Prince Alexander Miskinoff and Prince Mstislav Galitzine.