Emery Washington ChapmanDemocratic
Born: 1841 in Ohio
Died: November 21, 1908 in near San Andreas, CA
1884-1888: Member, Yosemite Valley Commission
- Died in a cave-in at the Channel Mine (1/2 mile from San Andreas) and it took 25 men seven hours to recover his body.
Source: "Meets Death In a Mine Cave-In," San Francisco Chronicle (11/24/1908), p. 9