Prescott F. CogswellRepublican
|11-07-1916||Progressive (Bull Moose)||SD-33||11398||Loss|
Prescott Franklin Cogswell
Born: October 23, 1859 in Thamesford, Ontario, Canada
Married: Jane Belcher (m. 1885, d. 1898), Isabel Adams (in 1925)
Children: Frederick A., Harold G., Irene, Prescott E. and Horatio A.
Died: January 15, 1960 in California
1901-1916: Secretary, El Monte Union High School District Board
1918-1926: Member, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors (8 years)
- PLACENAME: It appears likely that Cogswell Dam on the San Gabriel River [in Los Angeles County] (and resulting Cogswell Reservoir) are named for the State Senator and County Supervisor.
Source: California Blue Book (1907), (1909), (1911)
Source: SUPERVISOR PRESCOTT F. COGSWELL by the County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors [online]