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Charles O. Alexander


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1886 Republican AD-56 0 Win
11-06-1888 Republican AD-56 0 Win
11-08-1892 Republican CD-04 13226 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Died: November 2, 1899 in San Francisco Bay, CA

1889-1890s: Member, California Harbor Commission
1898-1888: Assistant Oakland Postmaster, U. S. Post Office Department

  • Suicide: Alexander, the Assistant Postmaster for Oakland, was under investigation by postal inspectors for neglecting his duties when he committed suicide by drowning himself in the Oakland estuary.

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: "SUICIDE BY DROWNING Oakland's Assistant Postmaster Had Neglected His Duties," Los Angeles Herald, Number 34, 3 November 1899