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James N. Gillett

Republican

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CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1896 Republican SD-01 0 Win
11-04-1902 Republican CD-01 21268 Win
11-08-1904 Republican CD-01 21602 Win
11-06-1906 Republican Governor 125887 Win
Website: bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=G000202
 

Candidate Biography:

James Norris Gillett
Born: September 20, 1860 in Viroqua, Wisconsin
Died: April 20, 1937 in Oakland, CA

1889-1895: City Attorney, City of Eureka
1906: Resigned from the United States House of Representatives on November 4.

  • PLACENAME: Gillette Mountain (in Tuolumne County) was named for Governor Gillette.

Source: California Blue Book (1907), (1909)
Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) [http://bioguide.congress.gov/]