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John C. Burch

Lecompton Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-1856 Democratic AD-12 0 Win
09-02-1857 Democratic SD-21 0 Win
09-07-1859 Lecompton Democratic CD-AL 57665 Win

Candidate Biography:

John Chilton Burch
Born: February 1, 1826 in Boone County, Missouri
Died: August 31, 1885 in San Francisco, CA

Previous: Deputy Clerk of Cole County, Missouri
Previous: Assistant Adjutant General of Missouri
1851-1853: County Clerk, Trinity County
1853-1856: District Attorney, Trinity County
1870-1872: Code Commissioner, State of California

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []

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