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R. P. Johnson


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1882 Republican SBOE1 16226 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Rossiter Preston Johnson
Born: December 16, 1811 in Camden, New York
Married: Mary Ann Loomis (m. 1833, d. 1855), Sallie J. Graham (m. 1858)
Children: Garrett, Julia, Mary Harriet, and Sadie Belle
Died: May 1, 1886 in San Francisco, CA

1842: Member, New York State Legislature
1853-1854: Member, Sacramento City Council
1854: Mayor, City of Sacramento
1862: Member, State Board of Pilot Commissioners
1872: President, California Tide Land Commission
1875: Chief Deputy Assessor, City of San Francisco

Source: New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Volume 53 by New York Genealogical and Biographical Society (New York; 1922) [LINK]