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George C. Cleveland


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1904 Republican AD-54 2177 Win
11-02-1920 Republican AD-43 5713 Win
11-07-1922 Republican AD-43 5778 Win
11-04-1924 Republican AD-43 5371 Win
11-06-1928 Republican SD-11 24966 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: March 19, 1874 in Skowhegan, Maine
Married: Alma J. Peterson
Military Service: ARMY (Spanish-American War), Canadian Army (WWI)
Died: January 19, 1935 near Watsonville, CA

1919-1921: State Inheritance Tax Appraiser, State of California

  • He enlisted in the Canadian Army after the US rejected him because of his age. He served in the Ypres sector of Belgium.
  • An incumbent who lost their party primary (in 1932)
  • Suicide: Shot himself in the head with a .38 revolver in a rocking chair in his kitchen. "A brother, Charles Cleveland, was accidentally killed six months ago and Cleveland had brooded considerably over the death. It is possible this may have been reason for his act." Source:

Source: California Blue Book (1932)
Source: "Ends Life in Rocking Chair at Ranch Home," Santa Cruz Sentinel (1/20/1935)