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Joseph Craig


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-07-1875 Democratic SD-08 0 Win
11-06-1906 Democratic SD-06 4297 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: August 14, 1849 in Clinton County, Missouri
Married: Kate Stephens (d. 1912), Chloe A. Routzahn
Died: July 28, 1921 in Yolo Co., CA

1883-1886: District Attorney, Yolo County
1889-1891: Member, Board of Prison Directors

  • According to Pen Portaits, Craig "patented and commenced the introduction of the "Globe" and "Little Giant" hydraulic mining machines..." at age 22.

Source: "Pen Portraits" Compiled by R.R. Parkinson, Submitted by Nancy Pratt Melton as part of the California Genealogy & History Archives
Source: Directory of the California Legislature. Twenty-First Session, 1875-6 by William Halley (1876)