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Joshua "Emperor Norton I" Norton


Picture of Joshua Norton
Date Party Office Votes Result
09-02-1863 Write-in Governor 1 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Joshua Abraham Norton
His Imperial Majesty Emperor Norton I of the United States and Protector of Mexico
Born: 1815 in England.
Died: January 8, 1880 in San Francisco, CA.

1859-1880: Proclaimed himself Emperor Norton I of the United States.

LINK: Emperor Norton's Archives
LINK: Wikipedia: Emperor Norton in popular culture

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