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James H. Carson


Date Party Office Votes Result
04-18-1853 Nonpartisan AD-19 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1821 in Virginia
Child: One daughter.
Military Service: ARMY (Mexican-American War)
Died: ~ April 20, 1853 in Stockton, CA

  • PLACENAME: Carson Hill is a Calaveras County ghost town named for Carson because of a profitable gold panning operation he ran there in the 1850s. Nearby Carson Creek is also named for him.