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William F. White


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-03-1879 Workingmen Governor 44482 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Died: May 13, 1890 in Los Angeles, CA

1879: Delegate, Second Constitutional Convention (Sacramento)
1897-1887: California Bank Commissioner

  • WOMENS RIGHTS: During the 1879 Constitutional Convention, it was White who introduced the amendment that permits "women over the age of 21 may hold any elected office..."

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)

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