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William H. Russell

Nonpartisan

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-13-1849 Nonpartisan CD-AL 92 Loss
 

Candidate Biography:

1847: Signed the Treaty of Cahuenga, which surrendered the last Mexican military forces in California ended the Mexican-American War in California. (The seven signatories were Pierson B. ReadingW. H. Russell, Louis McLane, Jr., Jose Antonio CarrilloAgustin OlveraJohn C. Fremont, and Andres Pico)
1847: Secretary of State, Executive Department of California

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