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H. W. Head


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1882 Democratic AD-02 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Dr. Henry William Head
Born: January 1, 1840 in Obion Co., Tennessee
Married: Marie Elizabeth Caldwell (m. 1869)
Children: Horace C., Percie, Flora, Margaret B., Waller S., Elizabeth, and Mary
Military Service: Confederate Army (Civil War)
Died: December 5, 1919 in Santa Ana, CA

Previous: Member, Garden Grove School District Board (28 years)
1896: Candidate for State Senate (Lost)

  • According to an article in OC Weekly, Head fought in the battles of Shiloh, Atlanta, Chickamauga and Murfreesboro and was a Grand Cyclops in a Nashville den of the KKK.
  • Horace Caldwell Head was the Orange County District Attorney (1903-1906).
  • Be Fruitful and Multiply: Head had seven children.