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W. H. Spurgeon

Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1886 Democratic AD-78 0 Win
11-06-1900 Democratic AD-76 1882 Loss
Website: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Henry_Spurgeon
 

Candidate Biography:

William Henry Spurgeon
Born: October 10, 1829 in Henry County, Kentucky
Married: Martha Moreland (d. 1868), Margaret Jane English
Children: Grace, Lottie, Mary, William Henry II, Robert Granville
Died: June 20, 1915 in Santa Ana, CA

1870-1877: Postmaster, Santa Ana
1877-1878: Member, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
1886-1889: Mayor, City of Santa Ana
1889-1891: Member, Orange County Board of Supervisors

  • Spurgeon was the first Mayor of Santa Ana (in 1886) and the first Chair of the Orange County Board of Supervisors (in 1889).

Source: "FindAGrave.com: William Henry Spurgeon, Sr" (accessed 4/29/2012)
Source: "SUPERVISOR WILLIAM H. SPURGEON" by the County of Los Angeles (accessed 4/29/2012)

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