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John W. Bost


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Date Party Office Votes Result
09-04-1867 Democratic Surveyor General 48047 Win
09-06-1871 Democratic Surveyor General 57866 Loss
11-02-1880 Democratic AD-05 0 Win
11-02-1886 Democratic AD-67 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1834 in Cabarus County, North Carolina
Died: January 5, 1893 in Modesto, CA

1874: Candidate for San Francisco Harbor Commissioner (Lost)
1878-188?: County Surveyor, Merced County

Source: Anthropographic Chart of the 17th Session of the Legislature... (Sacramento; Russell & Winterburn's, 1867)

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