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William Irwin


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Date Party Office Votes Result
09-04-1861 Union Democratic AD-28 0 Win
09-03-1862 Union Democratic AD-28 0 Win
11-03-1868 Democratic SD-28 0 Win
09-06-1871 Democratic SD-28 0 Win
09-02-1873 Democratic SD-28 0 Win
02-27-1875 Nonpartisan Lieutenant Governor 0 Win
09-07-1875 Democratic Governor 61509 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: July 12, 1827 in Oxford, Ohio
Died: March 15, 1886 in San Francisco, CA

1865: Candidate for Siskiyou County Tax Collector (Lost)
1875: Acting Lieutenant Governor (following succession of Romualdo Pacheco to Governor)
1875: Warden, California State Prison
1879: Temporary Chair, Second Constitutional Convention (Sacramento)
1883-1886: Member, California State Harbor Commission

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: Directory of the California Legislature. Twenty-First Session, 1875-6 by William Halley (1876)
Source: Legislative Guide... of all the State Officers and Members of the Legislature... by Kean & Dudley (H.S. Crocker and Co.; 1871)