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Jeremiah Burckhalter


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

Candidate Biography:

Born: July 1, 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