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William M. Crutcher

Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-07-1875 Independent AD-22 0 Win
11-07-1882 Democratic SBOE2 19332 Loss
Website: www.findagrave.com/memorial/48369897/william-mcdowell-crutcher
 

Candidate Biography:

William McDowell Crutcher
Born: December 19, 1828 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Married: Mary E. Currier
Died: March 16, 1896 in Auburn, CA

1857-1867: Deputy Sheriff, Placer County
1867: Candidate for Placer County Sheriff (Lost)
1873: Sergeant-at-Arms, California State Assembly
1885-1889: Deputy Internal Revenue Collector in California
1893-1896: Deputy Internal Revenue Collector in California

  • LAWMAN: On July 11, 1859, Crutcher fought a shoot-out with "the notorious highwayman Richard "Rattlesnake Dick" Barter and an accomplice in Auburn..."

Source: Directory of the California Legislature. Twenty-First Session, 1875-6 by William Halley (1876)