Leon D. FreerDemocratic
Born: May 31, 1845 in Rome, New York
Married: Clara G. Helms (in 1874)
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)