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George W. Seaton

Union Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-04-1861 Union Democratic AD-14 0 Win
01-01-1866 Union Democratic SD-14 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Children: One son and one daughter
Died: October 13, 1865 near Sacramento, CA

  • Seaton died on the steamboat Yosemite, which had a boiler explosion on October 12, 1865 (near the Rio Vista landing), killing 55 people.

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: Article: "Will of George W. Seaton", Sacramento Daily Union, (11/6/1865) [Accessed at CDNC on 9/16/2011]

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