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A. M. Winn


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-13-1849 Nonpartisan Lieutenant Governor 802 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Major General Albert Maver Winn
Born: 1810 in Pumpkinville, Virginia
Married: Catherine, Charlotte L. King
Children: Alonzo
Military Service: ARMY (Mexican-American War)
Died: August 26, 1883 in Sonoma, CA

1849-18??: Member, Sacramento City Council
1849: Mayor, City of Sacramento
1867-1869: President, Mechanics State Council
1875: Founder, Native Sons of the Golden West
1876: Founder, Sons of the American Revolution

  • PLACENAME: A. M. Winn Elementary School is located in Sacramento, CA
  • PLACENAME: Winn Park is located in Sacramento, CA.
  • During the 1850 Squatters Riot in Sacramento, Winn "issued a proclamation declaring the city under martial law, and ordering all law-abiding citizens to form themselves into volunteer companies, and report their organizations at headquarters as soon as possible. [Source: History of Sacramento County, California by Thompson & West (1880)]

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