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S. Clinton Hastings


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Date Party Office Votes Result
09-03-1851 Democratic Attorney General 23016 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: November 22, 1813 in Watertown, New York
Children: Uhler, Robert Paul
Died: February 18, 1893 in San Francisco, CA

1838-1846: Member, Iowa Territorial Council [State Legislature]
1840s: President, Iowa Territorial Council
1846-1847: Member of Congress [Iowa]
1848-1849: Chief Justice, Iowa Supreme Court
1849-1851: Chief Justice, California Supreme Court
1878: Founder, Hastings College of Law (University of California)
1878-1879: President, Society of California Pioneers

Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []

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