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L. M. Schrack


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-06-1871 Democratic AD-13 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Lewis May Schrack
Born: July 25, 1818 in Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania
Married: Susan Bartlett Holman
Children: Isadora E., James B., Angeline B., Henry C., William K., Albert J., Jefferson D., and Maude E.
Died: February 7, 1883 in Calaveras County, CA

  • Be Fruitful and Multiply: Schrack had eight children.
  • His fourth child was named for Henry Clay (who preserved slavery through the Missouri Compromise) and his seventh (born 1866) was named for Jefferson Davis (after the Civil War had ended)

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: Legislative Guide... of all the State Officers and Members of the Legislature... by Kean & Dudley (H.S. Crocker and Co.; 1871)