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John M. Coghlan


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-05-1865 Union AD-18 0 Win
09-06-1871 Republican CD-03 18503 Win
11-05-1872 Republican CD-03 13105 Loss

Candidate Biography:

John Maxwell Coghlan
Born: December 8, 1835 in Louisville, Kentucky
Married: Eva Coombs
Family: Son in law of Nathan Coombs and brother in law of Frank L. Coombs.
Died: March 26, 1879 in Alameda, CA

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)