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Richard Chenery


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-1856 Republican AD-05 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: June 20, 1817 in Montague, Massachusetts
Married: Sarah Ann Peck (m. 1839, d. 1864), Ann Marie Crosby (m. 1873)
Children: James Perry Chenery, Horace, Richard Jr., Charles Eugene, Leonard
Died: July 27, 1890 in Belfast, Maine

1861-1863: Agent of the United States Navy, Port of San Francisco
1869-1870: President, Society of California Pioneers

  • PLACENAME: Chenery Street in San Francisco is named for this early pioneer.