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John G. Marvin

Nonpartisan

Date Party Office Votes Result
10-07-1850 Nonpartisan Superintendent of Public Instruction 3823 Win
Website: www.sandi.net/marvin/john_g.htm
 

Candidate Biography:

Born:1815 in Pennsylvania
Died: 1857 in the Kingdom of Hawaii [now Hawaii]

184?-1850: Judge, Sonora
1850: Partner, Sonora Herald
1851: Quartermaster, California State Militia

  • PLACENAME: John G. Marvin Elementary School opened in San Diego in 1956.

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

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