JoinCalifornia: Election History for the State of California

Information Home Advanced Search Elected Offices Redistricting Elections by Decade 2016 Election 2018 Election
Elected Officials Longest Service Shortest Service Recalls
Political Parties Democratic Republican Am. Independent Green Libertarian Peace & Freedom No Party Preference
Legislator Databases Women in CA Politics

[search tips] [advanced search]

Searching tips

  • Enter a candidate's name to find a candidate
  • Enter the name of a political party to find the party and all candidates
  • Enter a date to find an election
  • Enter a year to find all elections within that year

Jeremiah Burckhalter


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-06-1871 Democratic AD-04 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1813 in Indiana
Children: Abram and O'Cain
Died: October 28, 1883 in Santa Rosa, CA

  • In the 1850s, Burckhalter built and maintained a franchise for a toll road between Hornitos and Mariposa which was known as the "Burckhalter Toll Road". The portion of the road closest to Mariposa is now named "Old Toll Road".

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: Legislative Guide... of all the State Officers and Members of the Legislature... by Kean & Dudley (H.S. Crocker and Co.; 1871)
Source: "Judge Jeremiah BURCKHALTER", Mariposa Gazette, November 10, 1883. Submitted by W. Disbro

[Update candidate information]