Paul ShirleyIndependent Democratic
Born: 1827 in Glasgow, Kentucky
Children: One son, two daughters.
Military Service: ARMY (Mexican-American War)
1850s: Sheriff, Solano County (four consecutive terms)
Source: Directory of the California Legislature. Twenty-First Session, 1875-6 by William Halley (1876)
Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: "Pen Portraits" Compiled by R.R. Parkinson, Submitted by Nancy Pratt Melton as part of the California Genealogy & History Archives