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P. D. Wigginton

Know Nothing

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-07-1875 Democratic CD-04 15649 Win
09-05-1876 Democratic CD-04 19103 Loss
02-07-1878 Democratic CD-04 0 Win
11-02-1886 Know Nothing Governor 7347 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Peter Dinwiddie Wigginton
Born: September 6, 1839 in Springfield, Illinois
Died: July 7, 1890 in Oakland, CA

1864-1868: District Attorney, Merced County
1878: Successfully Contested the election of Romualdo Pacheco to Congress
1879-1882: District Attorney, Merced County
1888: [American Party] Candidate for Vice Presidential

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) [