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Joseph Walkup


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1852 Democratic SD-13 0 Win
11-04-1856 Democratic SD-17 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: December 25, 1819 in Piqua, Ohio
Married: Elizabeth Ann Elliott (m. 1861)
Children: Charles Carrol and Jeannette Elliott Walkup Wyman
Died: October 15, 1873 in Auburn, CA

1857: Resigned from the State Senate on July 27.
1866-1873: Editor, Placer Herald
1870-1873: Co-Owner, Placer Herald (with Joseph Filcher)

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)