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William R. Sharkey

Republican

Picture of William R. Sharkey
CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1914 Progressive (Bull Moose) AD-18 5742 Win
11-07-1916 Republican SD-09 11884 Win
11-02-1920 Republican SD-09 15934 Win
11-04-1924 Republican SD-09 17543 Win
11-06-1928 Republican SD-09 24700 Win
11-08-1932 Republican SD-17 14550 Win
 

Candidate Biography:

William Richard Sharkey
Born: Sierra County, CA
Married: Nannie Elizabeth Gott
Children: Mrs. Harold Fred Hexner and William R., Jr.

1920s: Editor and Manager, Martinez Daily Standard
1920s: Editor and Manager, Contra Costa Daily Standard
1940: Candidate for U.S. Presidential Elector (Lost)

 

  • His son, William R. Sharkey Jr. was one of the first officers of the California Highway Patrol (with badge number 5)

 

Source: California Blue Book (1928), (1932)