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Emery Washington Chapman


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1896 Democratic SD-05 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

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

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