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Peter Halsted

Whig

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-13-1849 Nonpartisan CD-AL 593 Loss
 

Candidate Biography:

Alternate Spelling: Peter Halstead
Born: New Jersey
Died: New York*

  • OUCH: A footnote in Bancroft's History of California notes that Halstead "died in New York subsequently, being assassinated in a house of ill-fame."

Source: History of California, Volume 23 by Hubert Howe Bancroft (San Francisco; History Co., 1888)