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John Lafferty


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-1884 Republican AD-36 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: Nevada Co., CA
Died (in office): February 24, 1886 in San Francisco, CA

  • Lafferty was the first Assemblymember to represent AD-36.
  • Lafferty is definitely not the same John Lafferty who was awarded the Medal of Honor on two occasions (in 1864 and 1881). That John Lafferty died in 1903.

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)