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Edward Gibbons

Independent

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-02-1873 Independent SD-09 0 Win
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1816 in Wilmington, Delaware
Married: ?????? (in 1852)
Child: One daughter
Died: May 30, 1886 in Sonoma County, CA

1848-1850: House of Representatives Clerk, Delaware State Legislature 
1855-1857: Member, Oakland City Council
1857-1863: Clerk and Treasurer, City of Oakland
1864-1865: Mayor, City of Oakland
1865: President, Oakland City Council

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: Directory of the California Legislature. Twenty-First Session, 1875-6 by William Halley (1876)

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