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E. H. Heacock


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1860 Republican SD-09 0 Win
09-04-1861 Republican SD-16 0 Win
09-03-1862 Union SD-16 0 Win
09-02-1863 Union SD-16 0 Win
09-05-1865 Union SD-16 0 Win
09-04-1867 Union SD-16 0 Win
11-06-1888 Republican SD-37 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Edwin Humphrey Heacock
Born: March 14, 1831 in Gloversville, New York
Married: Sarah E McGrew, Elizabeth Wood
Children: Horace G., Edwin G., and Lemuel J.
Died: April 30, 1914 in Alameda Co., CA

1861: Candidate for Senate President Pro Tem (Lost; 4 to 22)
1863-1867: City Attorney, City of Sacramento
1870s: County Attorney, Santa Cruz County
1870s: Judge, Santa Barbara County Superior Court
1900s: United States Commissioner

  • NON-CONSECUTIVE TERMS: Heacock is the most recent person to serve more than two non-consecutive terms in the State Senate (only three people ever did). He was one of three California state legislators (and the only Senator) to serve four non-consecutive terms. The three are Assemblymen John H. Matthews and Cyrus Coleman and State Senator E. H. Heacock.

Source: Anthropographic Chart of the 17th Session of the Legislature... (Sacramento; Russell & Winterburn's, 1867)