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R. P. Mace

Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-05-1865 Democratic AD-04 0 Win
09-04-1867 Democratic AD-04 0 Win
09-04-1877 Democratic AD-04 0 Win
Website: www.findagrave.com/memorial/63177899/russell-perry-mace
 

Candidate Biography:

Russell Perry Mace
Born: May 14, 1820 in Boston, Massachusetts
Married: Elizabeth A. (d. 1864), Jeannie Gilmore
Children: William L., Mary F., Russell H., and Inez
Military Service: ARMY (Mexican War, Indian Wars)
Died: April 24, 1894 in Madera, CA

  • NOTABLE NO VOTE (Slavery): Mace was one of 11 Assemblymembers (and 15 Legislators overall) who voted against SJR 1 (1865), adopting the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which officially ended slavery in the United States.

Source: "Pen Portraits" Compiled by R.R. Parkinson, Submitted by Nancy Pratt Melton as part of the California Genealogy & History Archives
Source: Anthropographic Chart of the 17th Session of the Legislature... (Sacramento; Russell & Winterburn's, 1867)