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Royal T. Sprague


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-03-1851 Democratic SD-18 0 Win
09-07-1853 Democratic SD-13 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1814 in Vermont
Died: February 24, 1872 in Sacramento, CA

1855: President pro Tempore, California State Senate
1868-1872: Justice, California Supreme Court
1872: Chief Justice, California Supreme Court

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: Anthropographic Chart of the 17th Session of the Legislature... (Sacramento; Russell & Winterburn's, 1867)

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