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Leon D. Freer

Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1880 Democratic AD-26 0 Win
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: May 31, 1845 in Rome, New York
Married: Clara G. Helms (in 1874)
Children: Three
Died: September 19, 1888 in San Francisco, CA

1875-1879: District Attorney, Butte County
1880-1888: Justice, Butte County Superior Court

  • On April 5, 1870, Freer was shot in the finger by Assemblyman John A. Odell.
  • Judge Joseph E. N. Lewis died at the home of Peter Freer (father of Leon) while talking with Leon's mother in 1869.

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

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