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Wiley J. Tinnin


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-06-1871 Democratic AD-26 0 Win
09-02-1873 Democratic AD-26 0 Win
03-01-1875 Democratic SD-28 0 Win
06-19-1878 Delegate 0 Win
09-03-1879 Democratic Secretary of State 32128 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Wiley James Tinnin
Born: 1830 in Jackson, Mississippi

1879: Delegate, Second Constitutional Convention (Sacramento)

  • Tinnin was the first State Senator to represent Modoc County after it's incorporation.

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)

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