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James H. Budd


Picture of James H. Budd
CA Blue Book (2000)
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1882 Democratic CD-02 20229 Win
11-06-1894 Democratic Governor 111944 Win

Candidate Biography:

James Herbert Budd
Born: May 18, 1851 in Janesville, Wisconsin
Military Service: ANG
Died: July 30, 1908 in Stockton, CA

1871: Member, California Democratic State Central Committee
1873-1874: Deputy District Attorney, Alameda County
1883-1889: Trustee, Stockton Public Library
1899: Police and Fire Commissioner, City of Stockton

  • PLACENAME: Budd Creek and Budd Lake (at Yosemite National Park) were named for Governor Budd.
  • PLACENAME: Budd Hall (at the UC Berkeley campus) named in 1908 and was razed in 1930 to clear site for Moses Hall. 
  • Budd was "one of the 12 members of the University [of California]'s first four-year class (1873)." [Source: The Centennial of The University of California, 1868-1968]

Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []