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John F. Swift


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-03-1862 Union AD-08 0 Win
09-02-1873 Independent AD-08 0 Win
09-07-1875 Independent CD-01 6103 Loss
09-04-1877 Republican AD-13 0 Win
11-02-1886 Republican Governor 84316 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1829 in Missouri
Died: March 10, 1891 in Yokohama, Japan

1870s: Member, U.C. Board of Regents
1888: U.S. Presidential Elector
1890-1891: U.S. Minister to Japan

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: "Pen Portraits" Compiled by R.R. Parkinson, Submitted by Nancy Pratt Melton as part of the California Genealogy & History Archives