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N. L. F. Bachman

Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1894 Democratic AD-62 0 Win
Website: www.findagrave.com/memorial/41369207/nathan-lafayette-bachman
 

Candidate Biography:

Nathan LaFayette Bachman
Born: April 3, 1848 in Sullivan Co., Tennessee
Military Service: Confederate Army (Civil War)
Died: April 4, 1903 in Fresno, CA

1895: Candidate for Assembly Speaker (Lost; 13 to 63)

  • Bachman was the first State Assemblyman to represent Madera County after it's incorporation.
  • During the 1895 Session, William F. Rowell (of AD-63) and Bachman (of AD-62) discovered that they had fought opposite each other in a number of battles (Rowell for the Union, Bachman for the Confederacy) and became intimate friends, and so remained, for years helpful in their fraternal exchanges. [Source: FindAGrave]