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Elam Brown

Whig

Date Party Office Votes Result
06-03-1849 Nonpartisan Delegate 0 Win
11-13-1849 Nonpartisan AD-San Jose 0 Win
10-07-1850 Whig AD-05 0 Win
Website: www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=5797859
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: June 10, 1797 in Herkimer County, New York
Married: Joan
Died: August 10, 1889 in Lafayette, CA

1849: Delegate, First California Constitutional Convention (representing San Jose District)

  • Brown was the first State Assemblyman to represent Contra Costa County after it's incorporation.

Source: California Blue Book (1924)
Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis
Source: Governmental Roster, 1889. State and County Governments of California by W. C. Hendricks