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Elmer S. Rigdon


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1904 Democratic AD-63 1409 Loss
11-03-1914 Democratic AD-53 3044 Win
11-07-1916 Democratic SD-17 7944 Win
11-02-1920 Democratic SD-17 9969 Win

Candidate Biography:

Elmer Scott Rigdon
Born: June 16, 1868 in Cambria, CA
Married: Alice
Child: One son
Died (in office): December 13, 1922 in San Francisco, CA

  • LEGISLATION: Rigdon was the proponent of the construction of Highway 1 between Monterey and San Simeon.
  • PLACENAME: In the 1930s, a small park and drinking fountain beside Highway 1 in Monterey County (7 miles north of Lucia) was named for Rigdon. A recent article about the drinking fountain at the park is located [Former link:].
  • According to, in 1905; "the Rigdons installed the first indoor bathtub in Cambria." [Former link:]

Source: California Blue Book (1913-15)