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William Johnston


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-06-1871 Republican AD-16 0 Win
09-03-1879 Republican SD-18 0 Win
11-02-1880 Republican SD-18 0 Win
06-01-1881 Republican SBOE2 0 Win
11-08-1898 Republican AD-22 1290 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: June 2, 1829 in Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania
Married: Elizabeth S.
Children: Andrew B., Margaret A., Frank H., Mary, Elmer, and Birt B.
Died: November 15, 1905 in Courtland, CA

1881: President pro Tempore, California State Senate
1882: Resigned from the State Senate on April 1.

Source: Legislative Guide... of all the State Officers and Members of the Legislature... by Kean & Dudley (H.S. Crocker and Co.; 1871)