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Hugh M. La Rue

Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-03-1879 New Constitution Controller 21030 Loss
11-07-1882 Democratic AD-18 0 Win
11-06-1894 Democratic RC-01 31527 Win
11-08-1898 Democratic RC-01 38121 Loss
 

Candidate Biography:

Hugh McElroy La Rue
Born: August 12, 1830 in Hardin County, Kentucky
Married: Elizabeth Marion (half-sister of John A. Rush)
Children: Jacob Eugene, Calhoun Lee, Hugh McElroy, Jr., John Rush and Marie Virginia
Died: December 12, 1906

1857: Elected Sheriff of Sacramento County (lost elected after it was contested)
1873-187?: Sheriff of Sacramento County
1879: Member, Second Constitutional Convention (Sacramento)
1883-1884: Speaker, California State Assembly
1888: Candidate for State Senator (Lost)

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