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P. B. Cornwall


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-13-1849 Nonpartisan AD-Sacramento 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Pierre Barlow Cornwall
Born: November 23, 1821, near Andes, New York
Married: Georgiana Cutler, Sada Davis
Children: Florence, Bertha, Arthur and Bruce
Died: September 25, 1904 in San Francisco, CA

1850: Resigned from the State Assembly on January 28.
1865-1866: President, Society of California Pioneers

  • LEGISLATION: Author of the bill to incorporate the City of Sacramento. (1849)
  • According to a family website, Cornwall was the last surviving member of the first California legislature. He lived two years longer than Samuel J. Clarke.