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Winfield S. Sherwood


Date Party Office Votes Result
06-03-1849 Nonpartisan Delegate 0 Win
11-13-1849 Nonpartisan Governor 3220 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1817 in Washington County, New York
Died: June 25, 1870 at Alleghany, CA

Previous: Legislator, New York State Legislature
1849: Delegate, First California Constitutional Convention (representing Sacramento District)
1850: Judge, Ninth Judicial District
1852: U.S. Presidential Elector

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: Governmental Roster, 1889. State and County Governments of California by W. C. Hendricks

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