Pablo De La GuerraDemocratic
|11-13-1849||Nonpartisan||SD-San Luis Obispo||155||Win|
Born: November 29, 1819 in Santa Barbara, Alta California, Viceroyalty of New Spain [now California]
Died: February 5, 1874 in Santa Barbara, CA
1838: Administrator-General 'de la rentas'
1849: Delegate, First California Constitutional Convention (representing Santa Barbara District)
1851: Resigned from the State Senate on May 1.
1861-1862: Acting Lieutenant Governor (following succession of John G. Downey to Governor)
1863-1873: District Judge, 17th Judicial District
- PLACENAME: The De La Guerra Commons, located on the U.C. Santa Barbara campus, are named for the De La Guerra family, "which took an important part in Santa Barbara affairs in the early nineteenth century."
- UNACKNOWLEDGED LATINO: This elected official was excluded from the list of "Previous Latino Members of the Legislature" by the Latino Legislative Caucus [accessed 6/1/2011]. This list was later corrected by renaming it "California Latino Legislative Caucus Former Members" [as of 2/16/2014].
Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: The Centennial of The University of California, 1868-1968