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Henry Bates

Know Nothing

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-06-1854 Whig AD-13 0 Win
09-05-1855 Know Nothing Treasurer 49947 Win

Candidate Biography:

Died: November 18, 1862 in San Francisco, CA

1857: Resigned as Treasurer on February 11.

  • NOTE: Was one of only four elected officials in California history to face impeachment proceedings.

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

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