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Philo Handy


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1886 Republican AD-11 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: December 3, 1841 in Painesville, Ohio
Married: Laura Adele Roper (m. 1864)
Children: Fred C., Percy W., Ada, Florence, and Hazel
Military Service: ARMY (Civil War)
Died: November 27, 1923 in Mendocino Co., CA

  • Philo Handy was the first Republican elected to represent Mendocino County in the Assembly. His son Fred was the first Republican to represent it in the Senate. [California and Californians, Vol. 4 by Rockwell Dennis Hunt]