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Emmet Seawell


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CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1898 Democratic CD-01 11598 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: April 5, 1862 in Yountville, CA
Married: Ida
Children: Mrs. Reginald M. Farran and Emmet J. Seawell
Family: Brother of John H. Seawell
Died: July 7, 1939 in San Francisco, CA

1892-1898: District Attorney, Sonoma County
1902-1922: Justice, Sonoma County Superior Court
1920: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
1923-1939: Justice, California State Supreme Court

  • Seawell died at age 77 during a session of the California Supreme Court.
  • Seaewell administered the oath of office to Governor Culbert L. Olson in 1939.

Source: California Blue Book (1924)
Source: "Judge Seawell of Santa Rosa Passes Away", Sacramento Daily Union (6/29/1896)