Benjamin B. ReddingUnion
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Benjamin Barnard Redding
Born: January 17, 1824 in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Married: Mary P.
Children: William Redding, J. Albert Redding, George H. Redding, and Joseph D. Redding
Died: August 21, 1882 in San Francisco, CA
1856: Mayor, City of Sacramento
- "First Secretary of State to be elected" - California Blue Book, 2000
- PLACENAME: The city of Redding was named for Redding by its founder Pierson B. Reading.
Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)