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E. S. Birdsall


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1906 Republican AD-10 2642 Win
11-03-1908 Republican SD-03 4974 Win
11-05-1912 Republican SD-03 6303 Win

Candidate Biography:

Ernest Stratton Birdsall
Born: June 27, 1876 in Sacramento, CA
Married: Mabel Blair (m. 1899)
Children: Fred Blair Birdsall, Blair Birdsall
Family: Son of Frederick Birdsall (who owned a significant part of Auburn)
Family: Great-grandfather of Rob Haswell
Died: March 20, 1935 in California

1911: Proponent, Proposition 9 (Relating to "appeals in criminal cases")

  • The Aeolia Heights area of Auburn was the site of a large olive tree orchard owned by the Birdsall family (started by Frederick Birdsall) has many streets named for the Birdsall family, including Birdsall Ave, Stratton Way, Blair Street, Olive Orchard Drive, Orchard Ct. A number of olive trees that remain from the orchards can still be found among the houses in the area.

Source: California Blue Book (1907), (1909), (1911)