William James CostarRepublican
Born: March 26, 1859 in Dubuque, Iowa
Married: Helen Stever Camper
Child: William James Jr.
Died: November 9, 1932 in Chico, CA
- He came to California with his parents by ox-team when he was only four years of age.
- LEGISLATION: Author of ACA 14 (1909), which became Proposition 14 (1910), adding the right to fish to the State Constitution (Section 25, Article I). In 1910, he was a Proponent listed on the ballot argument in favor of Proposition 14 (which passed).
Source: California Blue Book (1907)
Source: California Blue Book (1909)