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John F. Morse


Picture of John F. Morse
CA State Library
Date Party Office Votes Result
10-07-1850 Whig Clerk of the Supreme Court 6040 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Died: December 30, 1874 in San Francisco, CA

1851-18??: Editor, Sacramento Daily Union
1853: Author, History of Sacramento
1863-1864: Professor, University of the Pacific Medical Department
1864: Professor of Clinical Medicine and Diagnosis, Toland Medical College
1864: Editor, Pacific Medical and Surgical Journal

  • Morse was one of the first doctors to provide medical care to those injured in the explosion of the steamer J. A. McClelland after its boiler exploded in 1861, killing 15.  
  • NAMEPLACE: John F. Morse Elementary School is located in Sacramento.

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)